Rehabilitation: Common Problems and Solutions

There are numerous complications that can occur following a musculoskeletal injury or surgery in the sporting population. Prevention of the most frequent complications is the key in any successful rehabilitation program, but occasionally problems do occur. A thorough well-designed postoperative or postinjury rehabilitation program may prevent these problems. However, if complications do arise, a team approach among the parties involved in the process to develop an evidenced-based treatment program designed for the underlying complication can successfully treat these issues. The authors discuss the complications seen in sports injuries to the knee, shoulder, elbow, and foot/ankle joints of the body.

Principles of Exercise Rehabilitation

Join Lee Herrington to explore the fundamentals of physical stress theory, the effects of loading, mobility and rigidity and the influence of pain, to improve the foundations of all your…