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Prevention and Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries

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UNIT Prevention and Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries UNIT NUMBER DD33 34 LECTURER Ross Stewart OUTCOME 3 JENNIFER PIGGOTT WORD COUNT 743 STAGES OF REHABILITATION Early (1st) (First 48 hours - 72 hours) The swelling around the joint makes it hard for doctors to make a precise diagnose. Physiotherapist action after this is to decrease the knee pain and swelling. Ice packs put on for as long as 20 minutes every couple of hours. Do not put ice straight on the skin because you can get an ice burn to ease the pain and reduce the bleeding within the tissue. Intermediate (2nd) You might be able to diagnose at this stage. Stress tests done by medical personnel on the knee ligaments - the degree of laxity shows the clinician the extent of the injury. ...read more.

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Physio begin few days after or can be arranged at the first post op visit * Physio will teach you to use crutches and give you exercises to do at home Pre Discharge 0-2 weeks Exercises at home gently increase the movement of the knee, controls inflammation and the pain. Also, achieve thigh muscle control. Keep brace on when walking 2-6 weeks Physio will work on stopping the muscles from atrophy, preserve and improve range of motion and improving muscle control. You can do bicycle exercises now. Also, will work on bending the knee. 6 - 12 weeks Give exercises which improve muscle strength, stability and endurance. Work on balance 12 - 24 weeks Progressing to functional activities. Expect to be running around at about the 15th to 18th week. ...read more.

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Team mates/friends/family * Take injured player places needed * Give emotional support * Give financial assistance * Help maintain fitness Introduction In this report it describes the rehabilitation process for a sporting injury. My assignment is going to focus on the Anterior Cruciate Ligament injury known as the ACL injury. This injury is likely to occur with no contact. For example studs getting stuck in the ground with the player wanting to move. Summary/conclusion In conclusion to this assignment i discovered that depending on your state of health and willingness to do exercises providing by your depends on how quickly you get back to playing. Although this does not apply to everyone but gives the player a better chance to get back to playing sooner. Contents Page P1- Introduction P2- Stages of Rehabilitation P3- Stages of Rehabilitation continued P4- Principles of rehabilitation, Responsibilities of personnel involved in the rehabilitation process P5- Responsibilities of personnel involved in the rehabilitation process P6- Summary/ Conclusion ...read more.

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