Manual lymphatic drainage treatment vs. placebo on knee swelling after TKA
Vol: 5| Issue: 8| Number:4| ISSN#: 2564-2537
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A
Effect of Manual Lymphatic Drainage After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled TrialArch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 May;97(5):674-82
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60 patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were randomized to receive either five manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) treatments or a placebo treatment in addition to their rehabilitation therapy. The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of MLD on knee swelling and the consequences of knee swelling from a TKA procedure after 3 months. Findings indicated no significant differ...
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