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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:305 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #4119
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Review of preoperative rehabilitation in TKA patients yields inconclusive results

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OrthoEvidence. Review of preoperative rehabilitation in TKA patients yields inconclusive results. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):305. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/4119

Study Type:Systematic review
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Does Preoperative Rehabilitation Improve Patient- Based Outcomes in Persons Who Have Undergone Total Knee Arthroplasty? A Systematic Review

PM R. 2012 Oct;4(10):756-67. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2012.06.005

Contributing Authors: C Silkman Baker JM McKeon

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This systematic review identified 7 studies assessing the effects of a pre-operative rehabilitation program on the outcomes of total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Results indicated weak effect sizes for pre-operative rehabilitation on improvement of Western Ontario and McMaster Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) scores, range of motion and knee strength. However, there was a moderate effect size for length o...

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