Weight Bearing Brace ROM Therapeutic
Phase I
0-8 wks
Touch down weight bearing for the first 6-8 weeks (20-30% of body weight). None CPM 6-8 hrs a day, 1 cycle per min, Advance slowly as tolerated to full flextion. Passive stretching, quad/HS isometics
Phase II
8-12 wks
Gradual return to full weight bearing None Gain full and pain free Progressive active strengthening.
Phase III
> 12 wks
Progress to full motion None Full Full activities including cutting, prvoting, and jimping.