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Volume:2 Issue:3 Number:116 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #4614
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Home-based functional exercises improve disability, kinesiophobia, and pain in TKA patient

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OrthoEvidence. Home-based functional exercises improve disability, kinesiophobia, and pain in TKA patient. ACE Report. 2013;2(3):116. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/4614

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Home-based functional exercises aimed at managing kinesiophobia contribute to improving disability and quality of life of patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial

Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013 Feb;94(2):231-9. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2012.10.003. Epub 2012 Oct 12

Contributing Authors: M Monticone S Ferrante B Rocca S Salvaderi R Fiorentini M Restelli C Foti

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110 patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who underwent total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were randomised to either follow a functional exercise-based rehabilitation program and to read a home-exercise book, or to be given advice to stay active after being released from hospital. Functional improvements of each group were assessed over a 12 month period. The results displayed that the group who compl...

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