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ACE Report #11177
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Function favoured with arthroscopy versus physiotherapy after 8 months in FAI

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Arthroscopic hip surgery compared with physiotherapy and activity modification for the treatment of symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement: multicentre randomised controlled trial

BMJ. 2019 Feb 7;364:l185. doi: 10.1136/bmj.l185

Contributing Authors: S Glyn-Jones KL Barker DJ Beard AW McCaskie AJ Carr I Rombach V Khanduja AJR Palmer V Ayyar Gupta S Fernquest SJ Dutton R Mansour S Wood TCB Pollard T Andrade

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222 patients with femoroacetabular impingement were randomized to either arthroscopic surgery or to a tailored physiotherapy program. The purpose of this study was to compare functional scores, quality-of-life scores, and incidence of complications between the two groups at 8-month follow-up. Results for the primary outcome measure, the Hip Outcome Score Activities of Daily Living (HOS ADL), demon...

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