The outcome of physiotherapy rehabilitation following ACL Reconstruction at KPJ Seremban Specialist Hospital

Izham Zain, Nabilah Ahmad, Nanthenii M.K, Asyiqin .
2019 International Journal Medical and Exercise Science  
and objectives:The Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of a pair of ligaments in knee which provides stabilization and guiding of joints. There are varieties of graft sources have been used for ACL reconstruction over the past 30 years. Studies shows that ACL reconstruction and rehabilitation is widely conducted in other Asia countries and none were done in KPJ Seremban Specialist Hospital. Hence, this study is to determine the outcome of physiotherapy rehabilitation on ROM, pain level and
more » ... uscle strength following ACL reconstruction patient in KPJ Seremban Specialist Hospital.Methods: Cross-sectional retrospective study, secondary data collection whereby studies are carried out at one time point or over a short period.Checklist form was used to determine the physiotherapy assessment and interventions. Results: A total of 122 subject were involved in this study. 88.3% male and 11.7% females undergone ACL reconstruction. Most common physiotherapy intervention used are IT and cryotherapy (90%) and combination of strengthening and mobility exercises (94.5%) and there is no significant difference in both intervention groups (p>0.05). Conclusion: Studies conducted shows there is no significant difference in the evaluation of range of motion of knee, pain scale and muscle strength could be due to the intervention used were not particular and commonly used.
doi:10.36678/ijmaes.2019.v05i04.005 fatcat:2vjlaxhypvglvfsmahe4hyvctq