phase 4 rehab
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Phase 4

Strength Phase – Weeks 6 – 12

Aim phase 4 rehab

At six weeks the graft will be solidly fixed into bone so that more vigorous strength training can start. Thigh muscle tone and definition (quadriceps / hamstrings) will be hopefully have been maintained during the first post op phase and now the main strength work can begin. Progress is monitored and controlled by the recovery of strength and muscle control. It is important to avoid too rapid progress, as there is a risk of developing overload complications


3 Month Review Goals

Full range of movement
No swelling
Confident feeling of stability

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