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ACE Report #8999
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Weight-training exercise given four or more years after TKA improves mobility


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

Does a weight-training exercise programme given to patients four or more years after total knee arthroplasty improve mobility: A randomized controlled trial

Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2016 May-Jun;64:45-50.

Contributing Authors: B Unver S Bakirhan V Karatosun

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Synopsis

60 patients who underwent bilateral total knee arthroplasty who underwent the procedure at least 4 years prior to the initiation of this study were randomized to one of two exercise groups: an exercise regimen with progressive and weighted isometric/isotonic exercises or an exercise regimen without weight resistance. The purpose of this study was to determine if weighted home exercise therapy was ...

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