(OATS)/Cartilage Transplantation Rehab Protocol
Keys to a Successful Outcome
Range of motion exercises should be carried out frequently throughout the day to help remodel and contour healing cartilage.
Avoid any heavy weight lifting or excessive weight bearing for the first six weeks.
Wean from crutches at own pace. You do not need to rush the transition and should work on gaining confidence before walking without any assistive device.