OTA 2023: Anti-Gravity Treadmill Therapy for Fracture Healing
A Randomized Trial Comparing Anti-Gravity Treadmill Therapy Versus Standard of Care: It’s Safe and Patients Like It
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78 patients with knee or ankle fractures who underwent plate fixation were randomized to receive either 10 weeks of anti-gravity treadmill therapy (n=38) or standard care (8 weeks of non-weightbearing; n=40). The primary outcomes of interest were the Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) and Ankle Osteoarthritis Scale (AOS) scores at 6 months. Secondary outcomes included 6 month phys...
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