RETURN TO PLAY Post-Surgery GOALS

These exercises will guide you from 3 months until 8 months post surgery. It is vital to faithfully adhere to the following program to avoid re-injury to the ACL reconstruction. Having a physical therapist or certified athletic trainer to help guide you through this program is often helpful.

Months 4-5: Agility Phase

Strength

Schlopy Mini Jumps

(2-3 sets of 25 repetitions)

This is now added into your warm up and is a great exercise for overall lower extremity strength and balance. Continue with progressing exercises to meet goals of sets and reps.

Tips

Use a mirror for feedback, hips should stay even and kness should not buckle in, you should flex at your knees not your hips.