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When to have surgery following ACL injury will be different from one person to the next.

Enjoy this free preview of Julian & Randall discussing the considerations of when someone is ready to have an ACLR

Learning Objectives

  1. What are the indications for ACLR?
  2. Is non-operative ACL management a fad?
  3. When is the best time to perform ACLR?
  4. What does prehab ACLR look like?
  5. Graft choices for ACL surgery
  6. Risk factors for graft rupture
  7. What does early post-op rehab look like?

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Graft Types

Some ACL reconstruction grafts are more favourable than others. Prof. Julian Feller will walk you through the latest research on the different graft choices - including the latest on the LET procedure - in our 2.5hr masterclass.

Early Rehab Exercises

There is plenty that can done in the first 2-4 weeks post-op ACLR, but Randall will simplify the process by showing you his top 5 favourite drills to get the knee quiet and settled following surgery and make sure it's ready for the next phase.

Graft Ruptures

Unfortunately graft ruptures do occur, especially in the young pivoting sport athlete. However there are some modifiable factors that can be done to reduce the risk. Prof. Julian Feller will take you through this important section in our 2.5hr Masterclass

Julian Feller


Julian Feller is an internationally recognised Melbourne orthopaedic surgeon whose main area of interest is knee surgery. His expertise covers the whole range of knee conditions from sports injuries to knee replacement. His particular interests are anterior cruciate ligament injuries and patellar instability, as well as knee replacement and osteotomies

Julian has a long involvement in clinical research and is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at La Trobe University. He has published extensively and written many book chapters. He is a regular speaker at international meetings and has served on the editorial board or been a reviewer for the all the major sports orthopaedics journals. Julian has recently been appointed Associate Editor of the Orthopaedic journal of Sports Medicine.

Julian is active in a number of orthopaedic organisations. He is a past President of the international Anterior Cruciate Ligament Study Group and of the Australian Knee Society, and a past Chairman of the Knee Committee, as well as past Program Chairman of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS). He is currently on the Board of Directors of ISAKOS.

Randall Cooper

B.Physio | M. Physio | FACP

Randall Cooper is the founder and CEO of Premax. He is an internationally recognised APA titled Specialist Sports Physiotherapist, Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists, Adjunct Senior Lecturer at La Trobe University Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre, and co-Author of the world’s best selling sports medicine textbook ‘Clinical Sports Medicine.’ Having spent over 20 years working with some of the world’s most notable sporting organisations, including the Australian Winter Olympic Team, Hawthorn Football Club and the Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre, Randall has played a pivotal role in the injury management and success of numerous Olympic champions and professional athletes.

While you won't find Randall in the clinic as much these days his perpetual passion for keeping people active and achieving their physical goals still lies at the heart of everything he does. Premax is a bit like Randall - a vehicle to help people live healthy, active lives, and the same is true for his other venture, Learn.Physio – an online education platform for health professionals designed to facilitate knowledge sharing from the world's leading experts.