Loading...
Visit our Evidence-Based Covid-19 Website and Stay Up to Date with the latest Research.
RCT
ACE Report #11361
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

AAOS2019: Comparing immediate versus delayed postoperative physical therapy following TKA


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Delaying Physical Therapy Prolongs Total Knee Arthroplasty Recovery

Contributing Authors: AF Duque AC Ong P Boyle AP Mora ZD Post DY Ponzio F Orozco

Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here

CONFERENCE ACE REPORTS

This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.

Synopsis

110 patients scheduled for a primary unilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were randomized to receive an immediate or delayed physiotherapy protocol following surgery. Outcomes of interest included the Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS), VR-12 scores, visual analog scale (VAS) pain scores, range of motion, number of therapy visits, the Timed Up and Go (TUG) test, and rate of ma...

To view the full report, start your 30-day free trial today

No credit card required

JOIN Forgot Password?

Not sure if you want to join OrthoEvidence?

Access this report without an Account.

Success, an email containing a link to access this report has been sent to your inbox.

CME Image

Continuing Medical Education Credits

You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.

LEARN MORE

Please Login or Join to leave comments.