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Rehabilitation following injury
Rehabilitation after a knee injury is determined based on your progress from one phase to another and not on a pre-specified period of time. Initially your specialist physiotherapist will focus on restoring your range of motion, pain modulation, inflammatory control, modification of activities, and gait training. The next phase is about re-gaining your full range of motion, your normal gait pattern and basic to advanced strengthening and flexibility. The third phase allows functional return to prior activity level. This phase includes a sport/occupational-specific functional progression with a rehabilitation specialist who will allow you to return to your prior level of knee function.