Weight Bearing Brace ROM Therapeutic
Phase I
0-8 wks
Weight bearing as tolerated with brace. Locked at 0-40° for weight bearing. CPM 6-8 hrs a day, 1 cycle per min, with range set at 0-40° Passive stretching, quad/HS isometrics
Phase II
8-12 wks
Full None Gain full and pain free Begin Closed Chain activities, emphasize Patello-femoral program
Phase III
> 12 wks
Progress to full motion None Full Full activities including cutting, prvoting, and jimping.