Physical activity after cruciate ligament reconstruction


In this podcast, the editor of Journal of Physiotherapy, Associate Professor Mark Elkins, joins Dr Stephanie Filbay to discuss her paper in the April issue of the journal, titled “Activity preferences, lifestyle modifications and re-injury fears influence longer-term quality of life in people with knee symptoms following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a qualitative study”.

In what follows, the pair discuss how finding a way to maintain a physically active lifestyle seems to have a major influence on quality of life after cruciate ligament reconstruction.

Dr Stephanie Filbay, APAM,  is an NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow within the Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine in the Department of Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne. She is also an Honorary Senior Research Associate in the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences at the University of Oxford.

Mark Elkins, APAM, is a Clinical Associate Professor and the scientific editor of Journal of Physiotherapy.