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Feasibility demonstrated of an early intensified home based exercise after THR

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March 2015

Feasibility demonstrated of an early intensified home based exercise after THR

Vol: 4| Issue: 3| Number:10| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Early, intensified home-based exercise after total hip replacement--a pilot study

Physiother Res Int. 2012 Dec;17(4):214-26. doi: 10.1002/pri.1523. Epub 2012 Mar 26

Contributing Authors:
LR Mikkelsen SS Mikkelsen FB Christensen

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44 patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty were randomized to perform either an intensified, home-based exercise programme with band resistance and step training, or to a standard rehabilitative protocol without band resistance and step training. The purpose of the pilot study was to determine the feasibility of the intensified exercise protocol for postoperative rehabilitation following THA. T...

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