Category: Recovery

Add This to ACL Rehab To Help Improve Physical Therapy Outcomes

People with anterior cruciate ligament injuries can lose up to 40% of the muscle strength in the affected leg–with muscle atrophy remaining a big problem even after ACL reconstruction and physical therapy. Adding eccentric exercises could dramatically increase muscle volume and improve outcomes for patients, according to a University of Michigan study in rats, published in Journal of Athletic Training.

Read More

Here’s How Video Games and Digital Devices Can Help People Stand and Walk in Rehab

Virtual reality video games, activity monitors, and handheld computer devices can help people stand as well as walk, according to an Australia-based study published in PLoS Medicine looking at the effects of digital devices in rehabilitation.

Read More
Loading