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

Weight Training

2-3 times a week

• Squats
• Dead lifts
• Straight Leg Deadlifts
• Clean high pull
• Shrugs
• Leg press/hip sled
• Leg Curls
• Leg extensions (without knee pain)
• Inner/outer thigh