Phase I - Weeks 1-3

Emphasis:

  • Control of inflammation
  • Range of motion - full extension, and 90 degrees of knee flexion
  • Achievement of quadriceps control
  • Education of patient about rehabilitation process
  • Crutches - usually seven to 10 days until patient is comfortable
  • Patellar Mobilization - to prevent patellar tendon shortening/contracture and loss of knee motion

View the Post-Op Weeks 1-3 PDF

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