Originally Posted by drschemel
Sorry BigDogg, it's out of my pay grade! I just diagnose and send to the rehab specialist for the rest. Everything you suggest sounds apropriate. There is a lot of science and physics behind the rehab but in general, anything that strengthens the thigh is going to help. Start light, do a lot of repetitions and increase resistance as the knee responds. I alway have people see a therapist or chiropractic doctor that specializes in sports medicine.
I appreciate your honesty as well as your support of the ideals that I proposed. Its great to see a physicians such as yourself providing patients co-management options to optimize health, performance, and return to play.