Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy 2017-07-05T14:30:14+00:00
  • Pre-surgical physical therapy is REQUIRED for the following knee procedures:
    • ACL reconstruction
    • Knee arthroscopy – Menisectomy
    • Knee Arthroscopy – Meniscal Repair
    • Patellar Femoral Reconstruction / Realignment
    • AMZ Fulkerson
    • Knee Arthroscopy – Lateral Release
    • Carticel Implantation
    • Allograft OATS
    • Patellar Tendon / Quadriceps Repair
  • Pre-surgical physical therapy is NOT REQUIRED for shoulder procedures
  • Pre-surgical physical therapy will include:
    • Fitting for crutches and appropriate bracing (TROM) if needed for your procedure.
    • Home exercise instruction
      • These exercise should be completed the day of your procedure unless otherwise directed by the Physician or Physician Assistants.
  • Post-surgical physical therapy is REQUIRED.
    • Time and duration of physical therapy is dependent on the procedure, the protocol (click on the procedure above for protocol link) and your personal progress through the rehabilitation.
    • Post-Surgical Therapy should begin the following day for the listed knee and shoulder procedures:
      • ACL Reconstruction
      • Meniscal Repair
      • AMZ Fulkerson
      • Carticel
      • Proximal Realignment
      • Patella-Femoral Reconstruction
      • Allograft OATS
      • Patellar Tendon / Quadriceps Repair
      • Total Knee Arthroplasty
      • Shoulder Manipulation
      • Knee Manipulation
    • Post-Surgical Therapy should begin for the following knee procedures no later than 5 days post-operative:
      • Knee Arthroscopy Menisectomy
      • Knee Lateral Release
    • Post-Surgical Therapy should begin for the following shoulder procedures 2 weeks post-operative:
  • As soon as a surgery date is scheduled, call therapy to schedule appointments,.