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Volume:18 Issue:1 Number:5 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #13392
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Strength and Balance Training vs Strength Training Alone vs Control for Knee OA Patients Before TKR


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OrthoEvidence. Strength and Balance Training vs Strength Training Alone vs Control for Knee OA Patients Before TKR. ACE Report. 2021;18(1):5. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13392

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

A randomized controlled trial assessing the effects of preoperative strengthening plus balance training on balance and functional outcome up to 1 year following total knee replacement

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2021 Mar;29(3): 838-848.

Contributing Authors: F Domínguez-Navarro A Silvestre-Muñoz C Igual-Camacho B Díaz-Díaz JV Torrella J Rodrigo A Payá-Rubio S Roig-Casasús JM Blasco

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Synopsis

Eighty-two elderly patients on the waiting list to undergo a primary total knee replacement (TKR) diagnosed with advanced idiopathic knee osteoarthritis (OA) were randomized to receive a pre-operative training program of combining strengthening and balance training (n=26), strengthening exercises alone (n=28), or control (n=28) under the guidance of a physiotherapist. The groups included 4 weeks o...

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