Heel vibration and rest with CPM may reduce risk of flexion contracture following TKA
Vol: 4| Issue: 4| Number:45| ISSN#: 2564-2537
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A
Application of a vibrating device for the prevention of flexion contracture after total knee arthroplastyEur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2015 Jan;25(1):167-72.
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144 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive continuous passive motion therapy either with or without a novel heel vibration and rest treatment device. This was done to determine whether heel vibration and rest devices help reduce the incidence of flexion contracture in the short-term following total knee arthroplasty. Lateral X-rays, along with computer-based meth...
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