Physical therapy (PT) is essential to a full, successful recovery. Bring your documents and papers (given to you on the day of surgery) to your first PT visit.
You will participate in a rehabilitation program known as the Multicenter Orthopedic Outcomes Network (MOON) to progress safely back to normal activity. The protocols first emphasize achieving proper motion, then strengthening, then specific exercises to help you return to work and sport.
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Careful adherence to the physical therapy program is important to heal and build muscle strength before returning to activities.