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While recovering from an ACL injury is a long, grueling process, with surgery, sound medical treatment, and aggressive rehabilitation, many basketball players are able to return to their sport. The ACL connects the thighbone to the shinbone and provides stability in the knee for front-to-back movements.
Basketball requires extensive stop and go and cutting maneuvers which can put the ligaments and menisci of the knee at risk. Injury to the medial collateral ligament is most common following a blow to the outside of the knee and can be often be treated with ice, bracing and a gradual return to activity.
Looking at the 5 most highly-anticipated players returning from injury in the 2021-22 NBA season Klay Thompson's return is the most anticipated in the NBA ahead of the 2021-22 NBA season Charles ...
RETURN TO SPORT PROGRESSION: BASKETBALL 1. The athlete must pass all functional tests and/or be cleared by sports medicine medical provider before beginning Return to Basketball Protocol. 2. Recommend pursuing Transitional Therapy for return to sport activities during this phase Transitional
Return to play following ACL reconstruction averages 10-12 months. ACL tears are generally more prevalent in the NFL than the NBA, but this season there are an unusually high number of NBA impact ...
Or consider the athlete who is determined to achieve a pass result on hop tests to be cleared to return to play. By setting a lower target via a submaximal effort on the uninjured leg, they increase the likelihood of achieving > 90% LSI on the injured leg.
Return to Sports Participation Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Basketball these impairments are addressed can the final, functional return phase begin. This final phase of the protocol must seek to challenge the basketball athlete by mim-icking the demands of the sport, which include single-leg jumping, landing, and