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Therapy Protocols

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.

For therapy protocols specific to Dr. Izquierdo patients please click here.

General Protocols

Blood Flow Restricted Therapy

Lower Extremity Protocols

Acute Achilles Tendon Repair
Ankle Achilles Tendon Repair – Drs. Bush and Incandela only
Ankle Arthrodesis
Ankle Arthroscopic Debridement
Ankle Lateral Repairs
Ankle non surgical rehabilitation
Ankle Osteochondral Defect Repair
Ankle Total Arthroplasty
Bunionette with Osteotomy
1st Metatarsal Joint Fusion
Flat Foot Reconstruction
Hammer Toes
Hammer Toe Revision
Hip Birmingham Hip Resurfacing
Hip Gluteus Medius Repair
Hip THA Anterior
Hip THA Posterior
Knee ACL
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Conservative Patellofemoral Rehabilitation
Knee Medial Patellar Femoral Ligament
Knee Meniscus Repair
Knee Microfracture
Knee Multiligament Reconstruction
Knee Osteochondral Autograft Transplantation
Knee Patellar Tendon Realignment
Knee PCL Reconstruction
Knee Quad Tendon Repair
Knee TKA
Lateral Ankle Repair/Brostrom/Peroneal Tendon Repair
Lisfranc Midfoot Fusion
Osteotomy Metatarsal, Calcaneus – Dr. John
Secondary Achilles Tendon Repair

Overhead Athlete

Lower Extremity Strengthening Balance Program
Video Analysis
Interval Throwing Program
Progressive Strength Training
Youth Interval Throwing Program
Advanced Thrower’s Ten Exercises

Spine Protocols

Cervical Fusions
Lumbar Fusion

Upper Extremity Protocols

Elbow Distal Biceps Endobutton Repair
Elbow Distal Triceps Repair – Dr. Foster
Elbow LUCL
Elbow Medial Epicondylar Debridement
Elbow Olecranon Fracture (ORIF)
Elbow UCL – Dr. Bear
Elbow Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair
Elbow Ulnar Nerve Decompression
Elbow Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Hand ECRB Debridement Arthroscopic
Hand ECRB Debridement Indiana Hand Protocol
Hand ECRB Open Dr. Bear
Hand Flexor Tendon
Shoulder AC Joint Reconstruction
Shoulder Anterior Stabilization and Bankart Repair
Shoulder Balloon Implant
Shoulder Biceps Tenodesis
Shoulder Capsular Release and Debridement
Shoulder Conservative Bankart Lesion
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Laterjet Protocol
Shoulder Partial Thickness Cuff Biologic Augmentation
Shoulder Pectoralis Major Repair
Shoulder Pectoralis Major Tendon Transfer
Shoulder Posterior Stabilization and Bankart Repair
Shoulder Reverse Total Arthroplasty
Shoulder Rotator Cuff Repair Large
Shoulder Rotator Cuff Repair Small
Shoulder SLAP
Shoulder Subacromial Decompression-Debridement
Shoulder Subscapularis Repair
Shoulder Superior Capsule Reconstruction
Shoulder Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Locations & Specialists