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Effect of Prehabilitation on Knee Function Before & Within First Year After Total Knee Arthroplasty

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January 2023

Effect of Prehabilitation on Knee Function Before & Within First Year After Total Knee Arthroplasty

Vol: 303| Issue: 1| Number:4| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Prehabilitation Improves Knee Functioning Before and Within the First Year After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2022 Nov;52(11):709-725.

Contributing Authors:
P Gränicher L Mulder T Lenssen J Scherr J Swanenburg R de Bie

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Synopsis

16 randomized trials with a total of 968 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were included in this systematic review and meta-analysis comparing prehabilitation exercise therapy and control. The primary outcome of interest was the improvement in knee function within the first year post-operation: data was assessed pre-operation, 1 day to 4 weeks post-operation, at 3 months post-operatio...

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