Rehabilitation
The following companion consensus statements was developed by panels nominated by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and has been approved by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Board of Directors.

In the absence of reliable evidence, it is the recommendation of APTA that a patient with an ACL tear who is not having ACL reconstruction undergo rehabilitation with goals of (1) full and pain free knee joint ROM is restored (equal to that of the contralateral limb), (2) thigh muscle strength and single hop test indexes are at least 90% (ratio of involved to uninvolved limb performance), and (3) self-reported knee function on reliable, valid, and responsive questionnaires is at least 90%.

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