publication . Report . Article . 2014

Fisioterapia no tratamento conservador da ruptura do ligamento cruzado anterior seguida por ruptura contralateral: estudo de caso

Gabriel Peixoto Leão Almeida; Gilvan de Oliveira Arruda; Amélia Pasqual Marques;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2014
  • Publisher: Universidade de São Paulo
Abstract
Although the surgical reconstruction be the obvious indication for the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) lesion, there is no consensus on whether the results of surgery are superior to those obtained with nonsurgical management. The objective of this report was to describe a case of nonsurgical treatment for ACL rupture followed by a contralateral rupture. A 28-year-old female practitioner of muay-thai and handball suffered a non-contact ACL rupture in the left knee, and three months after the end of rehabilitation, the patient suffered a second non-contact ACL rupture in the contralateral knee and also received nonsurgical treatment. After both ruptures the pati...
Subjects
free text keywords: Physical Therapy Specialty, Knee, Anterior Cruciate Ligament, Fisioterapia, Rodilla, Ligamento Cruzado Anterior, Joelho, Rehabilitation, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, Physical therapy, medicine.medical_specialty, Lesion, medicine.symptom, medicine.anatomical_structure, Range of motion, ACL injury, medicine.disease, business.industry, business, Plyometrics, Trunk, Anterior cruciate ligament rupture
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publication . Report . Article . 2014

Fisioterapia no tratamento conservador da ruptura do ligamento cruzado anterior seguida por ruptura contralateral: estudo de caso

Gabriel Peixoto Leão Almeida; Gilvan de Oliveira Arruda; Amélia Pasqual Marques;