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ACE Report #8217
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Addition of balance training effectively improves balance, mobility, and function after TK


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

Functional outcomes of outpatient balance training following total knee replacement in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial

Clin Rehabil. 2015 Sep;29(9):855-67.

Contributing Authors: CD Liao LF Lin YC Huang SW Huang LC Chou TH Liou

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Synopsis

130 patients with knee osteoarthritis who had undergone total knee replacement were randomized to receive either functional rehabilitation with additional balance training or just functional training alone. The purpose of the study was to determine how 8 weeks of balance rehabilitation affects functional outcomes and mobility after 32 weeks. The results demonstrated that the addition of balance tr...

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