What would be the best exercise(s) for recovering from acl surgery?
This question is, what would be the best exercise or plural exercises for recovering from an ACL surgery? Who this is a big one right there, are whole protocols for ACL rehab. I see patients for months and months and months on end in order to get them back. So there's a lot that can go into this. My recommendation would definitely be to seek a physical therapist who has experience in treating ACL patients and go with that protocol that you have a have Or someone's physician will have a protocol that gives them different stages and what they can do. So it depends on the stage that the patient is in, of course, in order to determine what they are allowed to do, even because you have to go through the protective stage of an ACL surgery. You can't just jump into whatever you want, but getting the quad back is one of the most important things during ACL surgery because the quad will atrophy very quickly and that's not good. So we want to make sure that the quad gets back and we want to work on range of motion. So those are kind of Big things. I'm going to show you a video here of one of my favorite closed chain, quad strengthening exercises with the band band at knee height and then you're gonna stand in a little bit of a lunge, trying to keep your hips straight forward. You're going to squeeze this muscle as tight as you can put tension on it then. Push your knee back all the way keeping it tight. Then you have to keep it tight as you're coming back forward. So it stays tight, tight, tight, tight, tight, tight tight, then you can relax brace again. Squeeze, Push back tight, keep it tight, tight, tight, tight, tight, as you come forward. And then additionally, add in some glute. Squeeze tight. Push it back straight. Squeeze your booty. At the same time. Keep it tight, tight, tight tight as you come forward. Rest here. If you need to
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