EFFECTS OF CONTRALATERAL STRENGTH TRAINING ON POSTOPERATIVE STRENGTH DEFICITS IN THE IMMOBILIZED LOWER EXTREMITY

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions:
    Meniscus Root Tear, Meniscal Deficiency
  • Age: Between 18 - 90 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other Inclusion Criteria:
    1. Participants indicated for ACLR
    2. Participants indicated for meniscal root repair
    3. Those indicated for distal biceps repair
    4. Participants expected to survive at least 1 year beyond surgery
    5. Participants who have intact upper and lower extremities bilaterally
    6. Willing to participate by complying with pre-and post-operative visit requirements
    7. Participants who will comply to the study procedures and provide written signed informed consent

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

    1. Upper or lower extremity musculoskeletal defects
    2. Chronic biceps tendon ruptures
    3. Systemic neuromuscular disorders
    4. Lumbar scoliosis >30 degrees.
    5. Participants who fail to complete pre-operative BIDOEX strength assessment
    6. Participants who fail to complete pre-operative self-assessment score intake forms



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