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Journal Abstract
Knee Braces - an evaluation of treatment effectiveness after reconstruction of anterior crucial ligament.
Wojciech Hagner
Ortop Traumatol Rehabil 2006; 8(6):699-703
ICID: 471267
Article type: Original article
IC™ Value: 6.71
Abstract provided by Publisher
Background Despite extensive research providing significant progress in rehabilitation treatment of the anterior crucial ligament injuries, the problem concerning the choice of the most advantageous protection after reconstruction operation is still to be solved. Material and method Seventy one patients after reconstruction of anterior crucial ligament of the knee were examined objectively and subjectively to evaluate the effectiveness of three types of Rehabilitation Knee Braces in protecting of knee instability. All patients were examined by using Elgon Electrogoniometr to control dislocation of the knee and by using score test. Results Objective goniometric and subjective score tests gives better stability results of knee braces with strong construction. Conclusions In conclusion I affirmed Knee Braces sufficiently secure the knee against displacement in the joint and effectively protect the anterior crucial ligament against traumatic activity, which justifies their application rehabilitation after surgical reconstruction of anterior crucial ligament.

ICID 471267
PMID 17581523 - click here to show this article in PubMed

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