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Volume:8 Issue:7 Number:22 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12278
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Telerehabilitation Therapy is Non-Inferior to In-Person Therapy for Patients Who Underwent a THR

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Telerehabilitation is non-inferior to usual care following total hip replacement - a randomized controlled non-inferiority trial

Physiotherapy.2020 Jun;107:19-27.

Contributing Authors: M Nelson M Bourke K Crossley T Russell

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Seventy patients who had underwent a total hip replacement (THR) were randomized into receiving in-person physiotherapy and a paper-based home exercise program or the exact same therapy remotely using applications through an iPad provided. The primary outcome consisted of quality of life (QoL) subscale of the Hip disability and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (HOOS) at 6 weeks after surgery. The seco...

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