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Volume:7 Issue:7 Number:28 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #11905
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Pain and function unaffected by IFC versus sham in postoperative rehabilitation after TKA

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Is interferential current effective in the management of pain, range of motion, and edema following total knee arthroplasty surgery? A randomized double-blind controlled trial

Clin Rehabil. 2019 Jun;33(6):1027-1034. doi: 10.1177/0269215519829856

Contributing Authors: N Ozkayin K Aktuglu S Hepguler C Ozturk FC Atamaz MR Kadi E Dede S Aydogdu

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113 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to postoperative management with either active or sham interferential current therapy. Patients were primarily assessed for outcome related to pain on a visual analog scale, with secondary outcomes of knee range of motion, knee circumference, and paracetamol consumption. Outcomes were assessed after 5 days and 1 month. Results for ...

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