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Effect of Motor Imagery for Improving Function After Total Knee Arthroplasty

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March 2022

Effect of Motor Imagery for Improving Function After Total Knee Arthroplasty

Vol: 214| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effectiveness of motor imagery for improving functional performance after total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review with meta-analysis

J Orthop Surg Res. 2022 Feb 2;17(1): 65.

Contributing Authors:
R Li J Du K Yang X Wang W Wang

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Synopsis

Six studies (168 patients) were included in this meta-analysis comparing motor imagery and physical therapy to physical therapy alone. Pooled outcomes of interest included knee strength, pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), and function measured with the timed up and go test and the Oxford Knee Score (OKS). Results found the addition of motor imagery to physical therapy resulted in significantly g...

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