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PE #029 Acute Knee Injuries with Kurt Lisle

by David Pope

Acute Knee Ligament injury, ACL injuries, Postero-lateral corner (PLC) Injuries, Knee Surgery and return to sport. On Episode 29 of the Physio Edge podcast, David Pope is joined by the Australian Socceroos Physio Kurt Lisle, a Specialist Sports Physiotherapist to discuss assessment and management of Acute knee injuries. On this podcast, David and Kurt discuss:

  • Acute Ligament Injuries – Initial management
  • When to refer for Orthopaedic consult
  • Bracing/not bracing
  • Adolescent knee injuries – when to refer for XR to check for an avulsion injury
  • Swelling during and after treatment
  • ACL injury – when to trial conservative management and when to refer for surgery
  • Timeframes for surgery following ACL injury
  • Different types of ACL grafts – pros and cons
  • LARS
  • Hamstring vs ITB tendon vs Patella tendon
  • Open chain X’s eg leg extensions to restore quads and patellar tendon load capacity?
  • Important aspects of post op rehab
  • Return to training/change of direction criteria
  • RTP criteria
  • Postero-lateral corner (PLC)
  • Details of PLC injuries
  • Mechanism
  • Structures normally injured
  • Symptoms
  • Testing for PLC injuries
  • Conservative vs surgical
  • Rehab guidelines
  • RTP timeframes

Links of Interest

Kurt Lisle – Australian Socceroos Physio

The Knee Joint Physiotherapy, Bokarina, QLD

Socceroos

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Tags: knee, knee injuries, socceroos, ACL, MCL, knee joint, posterolateral corner, PLC, surgery, rehabilitation, return to play, graft, tendon, conservative, football, soccer, physio edge, physiotherapist, physio, edge, clinical edge, podcast, online education

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  • Very informative discussion on the management of acute knee injuries. Thanks.

  • Very informative discussion on the management of acute knee injuries. Thanks.

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