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Volume:5 Issue:3 Number:14 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #8640
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

AAOS 2016: No benefit of inpatient rehab added to home-based rehab after TKA

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OrthoEvidence. AAOS 2016: No benefit of inpatient rehab added to home-based rehab after TKA. ACE Report. 2016;5(3):14. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/8640

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Hospital Inpatient versus Home-based Rehabilitation after Knee Arthroplasty - The HIHO Study

Contributing Authors: M Buhagiar JM Naylor I Harris W Xuan F Kohler RJ Wright R Fortunato

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


165 patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty and discharged from acute care were randomized to two different postoperative rehabilitation protocols. One group received 10 days of inpatient rehabilitation followed by 6 weeks of a hybrid home-based rehabilitation protocol, while the other group received the hybrid home-based rehabilitation program alone. The purpose of this study was to compar...

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