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Volume:7 Issue:6 Number:34 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #11853
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

COA/ICORS2019: Formal physiotherapy superior to unmonitored physiotherapy for FAI

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Physiotherapy as an Initial Treatment Option for Femoroacetabular Impingement: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Meta-Analysis of 5 Randomized Control Trials

Contributing Authors: J Chahal DB Whelan T Dwyer G Hoit

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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.


5 studies were included in this systematic review and meta-analysis comparing patient reported outcomes in patients with femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) receiving structured physiotherapy or unmonitored, unstructured physiotherapy. PubMed, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library were searched for relevant articles. Pooled results revealed significantly favourable patient reported outcomes in the struc...

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