WBAT, Brace locked in extension all times except with therapy.
0-60º Weeks 2-4
0-90º Weeks 4-6
SLR supine with brace locked at 0 degrees, Quad Sets
Unlock brace for ambulating. Wean from brace as tolerated. May
D/C crutches when gait normalized.
Normalize ROM. No limits.
Begin short crank ergometry and progress to
Standard (170mm) ergometry (if knee ROM > 115 degrees)
Advance quad strengthening
Mini Squats / Weight Shift
Leg Press, Squats
Isotonic Knee Extensions (90-40 degrees, closed chain preferred)
Agility exercises (sport cord)
Normalize quad strength