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Therapy Protocols

These general rehabilitation guidelines are created by physical and occupational therapists for the rehabilitation of various pathologies of the upper and lower extremities. These are to simply be used as guidelines. This information is provided for informational and educational purposes only. Specific treatment of a patient should be based on individual needs and the medical care deemed necessary by the treating physician and therapists. OrthoIllinois and/or the therapists of OrthoIllinois Rehabilitation take no responsibility or assume no liability for improper use of these protocols. We recommend that you consult your treating physician or therapist for specific courses of treatment.

Lower Extremity Protocols

Ankle Achilles Tendon Repair
ACL Reconstruction
Ankle Osteochondral Defect Repair
Ankle Rehab Non Surgical Management
Ankle Arthroscopic Debridement
Autologous Chondrocyte Implantaion Carticel
Birmingham Hip Resurfacing
Distal and Proximal Patellar Tendon Realignment
Hip Gluteus Medius Repair
Hip Proximal Hamstring Repair
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Conservative Patellofemoral Rehabilitation
Knee Medial Patellar Femoral Ligament
Labral Repair Protocol (with or without FAI Component)
Lateral Ankle Repairs
Lumbar fusion
Microfracture of Knee Joint
Meniscus Repair
Multi Ligament Reconstruction
OATs Procedure
PCL Reconstruction
Preface to Lower Extremity Protocols
Total Hip Arthroplasty Anterior Surgery
Total Hip Arthroplasty Posterior Surgery
Total Knee Arthroplasty
Unilateral Patellar Quad Tendon Repair

Upper Extremity Protocols

AC Joint Reconstruction
Biceps Tenodesis
Cervical Fusion
Conservative Bankart Lesion
ECRB Debridement Protocol
ECRB Open Dr. Bear
Flexor Tendon
ITP Phase I – Interval Throwing Program for Baseball Players
ITP Phase II – Throwing Off the Mound
Large/Massive Rotator Cuff Repair
Pectoralis Major Tendon Transfer
Pectoralis Major Repair
Posterior Bankart Repair
Shoulder Anterior Stabilization and Bankart Repair
Shoulder Capsular Release and Debridement
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Latarjet Protocol
Shoulder Partial Thickness Cuff Biologic Augmentation
Shoulder Reverse Total Arthroplasty
Shoulder Rotator Cuff Repair Small
SLAP Repair
Subacromial Decompression SAD
Subscapularis Repair
Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
Upper Extremity Protocol Exceptions

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