Current Concepts in Knee Rehabilitation

presented by Terry Malone

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Over the last few years, the care and management of knee injuries and conditions has significantly evolved. An increasing appreciation of post-surgical outcomes, implications of rehabilitation in specific tissue involvement or pathology, and management realities has fueled advancements in the management of knee rehabilitation. Join Dr. Terry Malone as he utilizes insightful lectures, demonstrations, and specific case studies to introduce new and emerging treatment regimens for the knee. With a focus on ACL injuries and the meniscus, this course will provide in-depth coverage of updated knee rehabilitation approaches, enabling the participant to thoroughly engage with these new and upcoming concepts.

Meet Your Instructor

  • Terry Malone, PT, EdD, ATC, FAPTA

    Terry Malone, PT, EdD, ATC, FAPTA

    Dr. Terry Malone received his EdD and MSPT from Duke University in North Carolina and his BA from Bluffton College in Ohio. At Duke, he served as the initial Sports Physical Therapist and was the Coordinator of the Sports Medicine Clinic. He served as the initial Chairman of the Sports Specialization Council of the APTA and has been liaison to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports. Dr. Malone was the initial chair and dean of the Krannert School of Physical Therapy at the University of Indianapolis, and served as the Physical Therapy Program Director at UK from 1993-2006. Terry is now a full time professor at the University of Kentucky, and enjoys most sports with a particular love for golf.

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Chapters & Learning Objectives

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  1. ACL Updates

    1. ACL Updates

    In this chapter, Dr. Terry Malone seeks to explain the realities of knee rehabilitation by discussing the proper use of evidence- based medicine in rehabilitation and the emerging requirements for ACL reconstruction. Participants will be provided with the newest data for anatomic reconstructions in young patients, and will learn the significance of allografts, and double and single bundle reconstructions.

  2. Meniscus Updates

    2. Meniscus Updates

    Chapter three emphasizes the role of the meniscus for normal knee control and overall stability. Join Dr. Terry Malone as he utilizes a case study patient to exemplify the process of gathering patient history, and determining effective intervention strategies through observation for patients with injuries to the cruciate ligaments.

  3. ACL Case Study 1

    3. ACL Case Study 1

    How do you determine the timeline for return to play after an ACL injury? In this segment, Dr. Terry Malone discusses the realities of ACL surgery including the causes of failed reconstructions, the biological timelines of healing, and the ideal parameters for return to play.

  4. ACL Case Study 2

    4. ACL Case Study 2

    In this chapter, Dr. Terry Malone will take participants through an in-depth patient case demonstration that will address the proper methods for assessment, ACL injuries.