No improvement in active ROM with continuous passive motion for TKA rehab
Effectiveness of continuous passive motion and conventional physical therapy after total knee arthroplasty: a randomized clinical trialPhys Ther. 2006 Feb;86(2):174-85
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81 patients with osteoarthritis undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were randomised to undergo one of three postoperative in-hospital rehabilitation interventions. The patients underwent either a conventional physical therapy with 35 minutes of continuous passive motion (CPM) daily, conventional physical therapy with 2 hours of CPM daily, or conventional physical therapy only. The pri...
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