Benefits of active motion for joint position sense

  title={Benefits of active motion for joint position sense},
  author={Benedikt Friemert and Christiane Bach and Wolfram O. Schwarz and Heinz Gerngross and Rene Schneider Hansj{\"o}rg Schmidt},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ruptures lead to a proprioceptive deficit and therefore joint position sense. This study examined whether active motion is better suited than passive motion to address this deficit. Sixty patients with ACL rupture were prospectively randomised into two groups [continuous active motion (CAM)/continuous passive motion (CPM)]. All patients had an ACL reconstruction. An angle reproduction test was used to assess the proprioceptive deficit. The relevant examinations… CONTINUE READING
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