Objective: The purpose of this case report is to describe a chiropractic rehabilitation program for a patient with postsurgical lateral retinaculum release.
Clinical Features: A 26-year-old male ice hockey goalie presented 1 month after having lateral retinaculum release surgery for his left knee with residual mild discomfort and edema in his left knee.
Intervention and Outcome: The patient was treated using a multimodal approach of both passive and active chiropractic care focusing on the restoration of full range of motion, increased proprioception, balance, strength, and endurance to return the patient to competitive ice hockey.
Conclusion: This case study demonstrated that, after 14 weeks of care, the patient was able to return to ice hockey training with no residual symptoms.
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