Association Between Compliance with Quadriceps Strengthening Exercises and Recovery Rate in Patients after Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction

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Sobia Hasan
Tehreem Anis
Hina Saeed
Hafiza Aroofa
Ali Raza
Muhammad Zohaib Arshad
Saiqa Tabassum
Rafia imtiaz


Background: Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries are a common occurrence, especially sports activities. Arthroscopic ACL reconstruction has become a standard surgical intervention aiming to restore knee stability and function. However, successful recovery post-surgery relies on effectiveness of rehabilitation protocols, particularly quadriceps strengthening exercises.

objective :To evaluate patient compliance with prescribed quadriceps strengthening exercises after ACL reconstruction surgery.

Method: Cross sectional study design was utilized .45 was sample size. convenience sampling technique was used. Individuals aged 30 to 50 who have undergone within six months post-ACL reconstruction were included .Self developed questionnaire utilized  .Those who have had ACL reconstruction on the opposite knee within the last year were excluded. The study was  conducted in A.O Hospital Nazimabad, CMT 2 Talwar  Karachi Study ran from May  2023 to October 2023.SPSS Version 25 was utilized for statistical analysis.

Results: Correlation analysis is conducted to check the relationship between the Compliance with Quadriceps Strengthening Exercises and the participant’s demographic variables such as Gender, Education, Occupation, weight and BMI. Gender and compliance with quadriceps exercises have a -1.56-correlation coefficient. The level of education and compliance with quadriceps exercises had a 3.15 correlation coefficient. The occupation and compliance with quadriceps exercises had a -2.05-correlation coefficient. Weight and compliance with quadriceps strengthening activities have a 2.79 correlation coefficient.

Conclusion: Correlation and regression analyses revealed complex relationships between demographics and compliance, emphasizing its pivotal role in predicting recovery impact. Understanding these interactions is vital for tailored rehabilitation after ACL surgery.

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Hasan, S., Anis, T., Saeed, H., Aroofa, H., Raza, A., Arshad, M. Z., Tabassum, S., & imtiaz, R. (2024). Association Between Compliance with Quadriceps Strengthening Exercises and Recovery Rate in Patients after Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction. Journal of Health and Rehabilitation Research, 4(2), 1240–1246.
Author Biographies

Sobia Hasan, Iqra University North Campus Karachi Pakistan.

Ph.D. Scholar & Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Iqra University North Campus Karachi, Pakistan.

Tehreem Anis, Pakistan Institute of Rehabilitation and Medical Sciences Lahore Pakistan.

Assistant Professor, Pakistan Institute of Rehabilitation and Medical Sciences Lahore, Pakistan.

Hina Saeed, Iqra University North Campus Karachi Pakistan.

Lecturer, Iqra University North Campus Karachi, Pakistan.

Hafiza Aroofa, Independent Medical College Faisalabad Pakistan.

Senior Lecturer, Independent Medical College Faisalabad, Pakistan.

Ali Raza, Riphah College Of Rehabilitation And Allied Health Science Faisalabad Pakistan.

Lecturer, Riphah College Of Rehabilitation And Allied Health Science Faisalabad, Pakistan.

Muhammad Zohaib Arshad, Independent Medical University and Hospital Faisalabad Pakistan.

Lecturer, Independent Medical University and Hospital Faisalabad, Pakistan.

Saiqa Tabassum, Ibadat International University Islamabad Pakistan.

Lecturer, Ibadat International University Islamabad, Pakistan.

Rafia imtiaz, Government College University Faisalabad Pakistan.

Lecturer, Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan.


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