2233 – Post-Procedure Rehab

Intermediate / 3-hour Workshop


Faculty: Mary LaBarre, PT, DPT, ATRIC


COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will provide evidence-based research for the evaluation and treatment of individuals following surgical and non-surgical orthopedic procedures including: ACL repair, meniscus repair, and platelet rich plasma injections.



1)  Identify prevalence of orthopedic injuries in various populations.

2)  Examine various types of orthopedic procedures and subsequent rehab protocols.

3)  Explore use of aquatic exercise during rehab after orthopedic procedures.

4)  Provide case studies of orthopedic post-procedure patients where aquatic exercise was incorporated into rehab.


FACULTY: Mary LaBarre, PT, DPT, ATRIC, is a full-time physical therapist, specializing in aquatic-based rehab at YMCA Healthy Living Center in the Des Moines, Iowa metro area. She works with a variety of patient populations including cardiopulmonary, orthopedic, neurological, general debility, sports medicine and chronic pain diagnoses. Mary is also a certified clinical instructor and has participated in Diabetes Education programming. She has completed the ATRI Lumbar Stabilization and AquaStretch Specialty Certificate Programs.