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ACE Report #11943
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Specific hip abduction strengthening unnecessary in rehabilitation following total knee arthroplasty


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Incorporating hip abductor strengthening exercises into a rehabilitation program did not improve outcomes in people following total knee arthroplasty: a randomised trial

J Physiother. 2019 Jul;65(3):136-143. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2019.05.008

Contributing Authors: MB Schache JA McClelland KE Webster

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Synopsis

105 patients post-total knee arthroplasty were randomized to either the addition hip abductor specific strengthening exercises or general functional exercises to a standard postoperative rehabilitation protocol. Patients were assessed primary for outcome on the Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (symptoms, pain, ADL, and QoL scales) and hip abduction strength after 6 and 26 weeks. Result...

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