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Vol:294 Issue:1 Number:7 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14953
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Action Observation and Motor Imagery Pre-Operatively for Post-operative Functional Recovery

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OrthoEvidence. Action Observation and Motor Imagery Pre-Operatively for Post-operative Functional Recovery. ACE Report. 2022;294(1):7. Available from:

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

Action Observation and Motor Imagery administered the day before surgery enhance functional recovery in patients after total hip arthroplasty: A randomized controlled trial

Clin Rehabil . 2022 Jul 26;2692155221116820.

Contributing Authors:
F Temporiti A Ruspi D De Leo A Ugolini G Grappiolo P Avanzini G Rizzolatti R Gatti

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Eighty patients with hip osteoarthritis, undergoing total hip arthroplasty were randomized to receive either action observational training with motor imagery (n=40) or standard care (n=40). The primary outcome of this trial is the timed up-and-go (TUG) test which measures functional mobility. Secondary outcomes such as maximum walking speed, pain, and fear of movement were also assessed using the ...

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