ACL reconstruction is one of the most common surgeries we see in sports physical therapy. As we continue to look at the research involving these injuries, it’s always important to look back at what we are doing and reflect on how we can do things better.
That’s exactly what the team at The University of Delaware has done and published in a recent issue of Sports Health.
In this episode of The Sports Physical Therapy Podcast, I’m join by Airelle Giordano, the Director of Clinical Services and Residency Training at the University of Delaware. Airelle has a ton of experience with ACL rehabilitation and shares how she has she has evolved her rehabilitation over the years.
Airelle Giordano is the Director of Clinical Services and Residency Training at the University of Delaware PT Clinic. She is Board Certified as a Sports and Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and an Associate Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Airelle completed her Masters’ in Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware in 2003, her Sports Residency from UD in 2004 and her transitional DPT in 2007. Her current clinical focus is on post-concussion rehabilitation and complicated knee injury. She also focuses on mentoring the next generation of sports and orthopedic specialists. She has presented nationally and internationally on topics related to concussion, Residency training and rehabilitation of Orthopedic and Sports conditions.