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Volume:7 Issue:6 Number:35 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #11842
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

COA/ICORS2019: Therapist-led physio superior to home-based physio post-TKA for function over 1 year

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

Targeting Physiotherapy to Patients at Risk of Poor Outcomes Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: The Trio Randomised Controlled Trial

Contributing Authors: D Hamilton H Simpson D Beard K Barker G MacFarlane A Stoddart

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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.


334 patients scheduled for a total knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive 6 weeks of therapist-led physiotherapy or home-based physiotherapy. The primary outcome of interest was Oxford Knee Score (OKS) at 1 year post-operation. Secondary outcomes of interest included the worst and average pain scores, OKS scores, EQ-5D scores, ability to perform tasks and patients satisfaction. Follow up was...

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