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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2020, vol. 26, issue2
Subject Area: Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2020262.3160
Published online: 27 May 2020

Review article

J of IMAB. 2020 Apr-Jun;26(2):3160-3162
Yani ShivachevORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail, Stanislava BogomilovaORCID logo,
Department of Physiotherapy, rehabilitation, thalassotherapy, occupational diseases, and University centre of East medicine - Medical University of Varna, Bulgaria.

Injuries to the knee complex are one of the most common. In the world, physical therapeutic programs are being applied, adapted to the adequate recovery of patients, including athletes with such pathology. There are well-established physical therapeutic methodologies in accordance with the rehabilitation potential and the needs of the athletes, as in some of the cases of incorrect rehabilitation or their early return to sports activity, recurrences happen. This imposes the development of prevention strategies involving multidisciplinary teams between which there is a systematical exchange of information about the athlete's condition in order to prevent soft tissue damage or to reduce the risk of relapses. In this team, a key unit in the preparation of the preventive program for optimal fitness, performance and reduction of the risk of soft tissue injuries, is the physical therapist who is the main member of the multidisciplinary team.
The aim of this article is to present the most common physical therapeutic means for the prevention of injuries in the area of ​​the knee complex.

Keywords: prevention, injuries, physical therapy,

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Please cite this article as: Shivachev Y, Bogomilova S. Prevention tools in the area of the knee complex - treatment and prophylaxis. J of IMAB. 2020 Apr-Jun;26(2):3160-3162.
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2020262.3160

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Yani Shivachev, Assist. prof. Department of Physiotherapy, rehabilitation, thalassotherapy, occupational diseases, Medical University of Varna and University centre of East medicine; E-mail: qshivachevv@abv.bg

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Received: 19 July 2019
Published online: 27 May 2020

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