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Volume:29 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12502
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Immediate Continuous Passive Motion Combined with Cryotherapy Improves ROM in Computer-Assisted TKA

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

The effects of immediate programmed cryotherapy and continuous passive motion in patients after computer-assisted total knee arthroplasty: a prospective, randomized controlled trial.

J Orthop Surg Res.2020 Sep 3;15(1):379

Contributing Authors: MC Chen CC Lin JY Ko FC Kuo

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Sixty patients who underwent a unilateral, primary computer-assisted surgery total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were randomized to receive continuous passive motion (CPM) physiotherapy combined with cryotherapy or routine post-operative nursing procedure (no CPM or cryotherapy). The primary outcome of interest was pain on a numeric rating scale (NRS). The secondary outcomes of interest included the sho...

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