ACL knee surgery & injury recovery - By Curovate
Cost: In App Purchases
The current version of this application has not yet been reviewed.
Cost: In App Purchases
After a knee injury to the ACL or anterior cruciate ligament you need physical therapy for rehabilitation exercises. Our app was designed by a physical therapist with 17 years of experience working with athletes and non-athletes after ACL injury, surgery or ACLS and those who rehabilitate their knees without surgery. The physical therapist understands the challenges that occur after ACL tear or rupture and after orthopaedic surgery. This is why the app provides simple video guided exercises for each stage of recovery to help relieve pain, restore mobility, increase strength and eventually resume normal workouts and sports. This app provides the right rehab designed by a physio using research and clinical experience to help recover after an ACL injury.Read More
This ACL app has the following features: -Video guided daily exercises for ACL, ACLS (for both a hamstring and patellar tendon graft used for reconstruction of the ACL) or no surgery injury rehabilitation -Guidance through 6 months of rehab for your knee -Daily, weekly and monthly progress tracking after ACL injury and or surgery -The correct strength, stretching, balance, mobility, and sport specific exercises and workouts based on when you injured your ACL or your surgery date -Exercise demonstrations on video by an exercise pro who also had an ACL injury -The ability to measure your knee bending and straightening also called your range of motion. Range of motion for your ACL injured knee should eventually equal your uninjured knees -By simply playing the in app videos the app counts and tracks your reps sets and provides timers for all of your exercises -View goals for each stage after ACL injury and or surgery -The ability to connect remotely with a physical therapist or a physiotherapist near you through Virtual PT -A daily checklist of all the reminders you need after ACL injury or surgery to help relieve your knee pain and restore mobility -Track your compliance rate which measures how well you are keeping up with your physio and rehab exercises -Earn badges to motivate you to complete your exercises and rehab -Set daily notifications to remind yourself of your next session of ACL exercises
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It was assessed as a Level 3 App. These apps can be focused on general health or supporting specific health conditions. They may collect data and they may have a number of more advanced features. Where they collect data we assess their data use policies and compliance with relevant standards. Because they are health focused we also assess their compliance in the Clinical Effectiveness as well as the User Experience domains.
This App does collect data and it is therefore assessed and scored based on its performance in all the sections of our review.
We have identified that this App provides the following key features:
Alerts And Notifications
Goal Setting and Gamification
The data collected about users is capable of identifying that it relates to them.
The type of data that it collects is classified as sensitive data.
The App does state that it won't share user data in any way with other people without the user's consent.
The App does allow users to share information in the App with other Apps, systems, organisations or users.
The App does encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is transferred from the App.
The App does encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is retained by the the developer.
It was clear from our review that a suitably qualified professional or organisation was involved in the Apps development.
It was clear from our review how regularly the advice and guidance given by the App was reviewed and updated by relevant professionals.
It wasn't clear from our review that the App had been involved in any clinical trials or similar testing to demonstrate its 'real world' effectiveness.
It wasn't clear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.
The App does provide customisable features.
End user capacity
The App does provide support for users with poor sight.
The App does provide support for users with hearing difficulties.
The App does appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.
The App isn't entirely free to use.