Functional performance 6 months after ACLR can predict RTP in the same preinjury activity level 12 and 24 months after surgery

This is a new study just out last week in the BJSM on the above-mentioned topic. Published online: 27 Sep 2017 Open-access: NO “Objectives: To investigate whether return-to-activity criteria, individually or in combination, at 6 months after ACLR can predict return to participation in the same preinjury activity level at 12 and 24 months after ACLR.”…

Time to RTP after hamstring injury

This is a study from Feb 2016 by Phil Jacobsen and colleagues at Aspetar on using physical examination to predict RTP times. The full title is: A combination of initial and follow-up physiotherapist examination predicts physician-determined time to return to play after hamstring injury, with no added value of MRI Basically they used a number…

RTS following ACLR surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the state of play

This is a slightly dated SR and MA on the above-mentioned topic. Published: June 2011 Open-access: No “Background: An athlete’s intention to return to sport following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is a major indication for surgical intervention.”   “Purpose: The purpose of this review was to determine postoperative return-to-sport outcomes after ACL reconstruction surgery.”   “Overall,…