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Volume:7 Issue:3 Number:28 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #11368
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

AAOS2019: Online PT demonstrates no difference in knee function to outpatient PT post-meniscectomy

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

Comparison of Traditional Physical Therapy to Internet-Based Physical Therapy after Knee Arthroscopy: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Patient Outcomes and Satisfaction

Contributing Authors: SB Cohen MG Ciccotti KB Freedman DW Mazur S Hammoud M Crizer CJ Hadley WD Emper S Brahmabhatt

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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.


127 patients scheduled for arthroscopic partial meniscectomy were randomized to online or outpatient physical therapy. Patients were assessed for outcome on the International Knee Documentation Committee score, the Lysholm score, the Modified Cincinnati Rating System score, and VR-12 scores after 1 week, 6 weeks, and 6 months postoperatively. Results demonstrated no statistically significant diffe...

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