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

Spine Protocols

Spine – Cervical Post-op Precautions
Spine – Lumbar Post-op Precautions

Lower Extremity Protocols

Ankle Achilles Tendon Repair

Ankle Arthrodesis
Ankle Arthroscopic Debridement
Ankle Lateral Repairs
Ankle Osteochondral Defect Repair
Ankle Total Arthroplasty
Flat Foot Reconstruction
Foot- Bunionette with Osteotomy
Foot- 1st Metatarsal Joint Fusion
Foot- Hammer Toe
Foot- Hammer Toe Revision
Foot- Lisfranc Midfoot Fusion
Foot- Osteotomy Metatarsal, Calcaneus
Hip Birmingham Hip Resurfacing
Hip Gluteus Medius Repair
Hip THA Anterior
Hip THA Posterior
Knee ACL
Knee Arthroscopy
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

Overhead Athlete

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

Upper Extremity Protocols

Elbow Conservative Posterior Elbow Dislocation – Dr. Bear
Elbow Distal Biceps Endobutton Repair – Dr. Bear
Elbow Distal Biceps Endobutton Repair – Dr. Foster
Elbow Distal Triceps Repair – Dr. Foster
Elbow Distal Triceps Repair – Dr. Bear
Elbow ECRB/ECRL Debridement – Dr. Bear
Elbow LUCL – Dr. Bear and Dr. Foster
Elbow Medial Epicondylar Debridement
Elbow Olecranon Fracture (ORIF)
Elbow UCL – Dr. Bear
Elbow Ulnar Nerve Decompression
Elbow Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Hand Flexor Tendon
Shoulder- Manipulation Under Anesthesia
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
houlder 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