TRAINING LADDER FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS: FOR DISCLOCATION OF THE ELBOW (LUXATIO ARTICULI CUBITI)
This rehabilitation program should only be considered in connection with an uncomplicated dislocation of the elbow, that has not required surgery. The rehabilitation to be followed must be agreed with your doctor if complications have arisen in the form of, for example, bone fracture, vascular damage or nerve damage.
Unlimited: Running. Cycling.
Stretching: (20 min, Primarily to achieve full mobility)
Rotate the forearm so that the palm faces alternately up and down.
Bend and stretch the arm to the extreme position. Cautiously apply pressure in the extreme position to achieve maximum mobility.
Stand holding a firm round cushion against the wall with the injured arm. Slowly move the cushion up the wall above 90 degrees.
Lie on your stomach across a table or chair and support with both arms on the floor. Raise one arm from the floor and hold the position for approx. 10 seconds. Change arm.
Lie on your back with support at the elbow. Slowly bend and stretch the elbow while holding a weight.
Sit at a table holding a hammer in the injured hand, with the arm resting on the table and the hand over the edge. Slowly rotate the lower arm from side to side.
Using an elastic band around the back of the injured hand, move the wrist upwards while keeping the elastic taut.
Stretching is carried out in the following way: stretch the muscle group for 3-5 seconds. Relax for 3-5 seconds. The muscle group should subsequently be stretched for 20 seconds. The muscle is allowed to be tender, but must not hurt. Relax for 20 seconds, after which the procedure can be repeated.
The time consumed for stretching, coordination and strength training can be altered depending on the training opportunities available and individual requirements.