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Volume:2 Issue:2 Number:184 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #123
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Home based physical therapy cost effective rehabilitation option after ACL reconstruction


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OrthoEvidence. Home based physical therapy cost effective rehabilitation option after ACL reconstruction. ACE Report. 2013;2(2):184. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/123

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

Two- to 4-year follow-up to a comparison of home versus physical therapy-supervised rehabilitation programs after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

Am J Sports Med. 2010 Jul;38(7):1389-94. Epub 2010 Apr 1.

Contributing Authors: JA Grant NG Mohtadi

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Synopsis

88 women having undergone primary ACL reconstruction were randomized to undergo either a home based or the conventional rehabilitation program for three months after surgery. At a mean of 38 month after surgery, Anterior Cruciate Ligament Quality of Life Score (ACL QOL) was significantly better with the home based therapy than the therapy-supervised group. This study indicated that in a long-term,...

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