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

@article{Beard1994ProprioceptionEF,
  title={Proprioception enhancement for anterior cruciate ligament deficiency. A prospective randomised trial of two physiotherapy regimes.},
  author={D. Beard and C. Dodd and H. Trundle and A. Simpson},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1994},
  volume={76 4},
  pages={
          654-9
        }
}
  • D. Beard, C. Dodd, +1 author A. Simpson
  • Published 1994
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume
  • 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 a… CONTINUE READING
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