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Volume:20 Issue:1 Number:3 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #13429
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Similar Outcomes with Anti-Gravity Treadmill vs Standard Care for Ankle & Tibial Plateau Fx Rehab


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OrthoEvidence. Similar Outcomes with Anti-Gravity Treadmill vs Standard Care for Ankle & Tibial Plateau Fx Rehab. ACE Report. 2021;20(1):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13429

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

Impact of anti-gravity treadmill rehabilitation therapy on the clinical outcomes after fixation of lower limb fractures: A randomized clinical trial

Clin Rehabil. 2021 Mar;35(3): 356-366.

Contributing Authors: R Henkelmann L Palke S Schneider D Müller B Karich M Mende C Josten J Böhme

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Synopsis

Seventy-three patients who underwent surgery to treat isolated closed tibial plateau or ankle fractures and scheduled for post-surgical rehabilitation with partial weight-bearing were randomized to undergo an anti-gravity treadmill rehabilitation (n=37) or standard rehabilitation protocol (n=36). The primary outcome was change in the total Foot and Ankle Outcome Score (FAOS) from baseline at 6 wee...

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