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Proprioception enhancement for anterior cruciate ligament deficiency. A prospective randomised trial of two physiotherapy regimes.

Abstract:

We performed a prospective, double-blind, randomised, clinical trial to investigate the efficacy of two regimes of rehabilitation for knees with anterior cruciate ligament deficiency (ACLD). Fifty ACLD patients were randomly allocated to one of two treatment groups: a programme of muscle strengthening (T) or a programme designed to enhance proprioception and improve hamstring contraction reflexes (P). An indirect measure of proprioception, the reflex hamstring contraction latency (RHCL), and ...

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Trundle, HR More by this author
Simpson, AH More by this author
Journal:
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume
Volume:
76
Issue:
4
Pages:
654-659
Publication date:
1994-07-05
ISSN:
0301-620X
URN:
uuid:4d028952-6c4b-42bc-ac2c-b6a78fca5600
Source identifiers:
107537
Local pid:
pubs:107537

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