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ACE Report #8518
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Intensive supervision of rehab improves balance + function at 2 months after bilateral TKA


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

Intensive supervision of rehabilitation programme improves balance and functionality in the short term after bilateral total knee arthroplasty

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 Jan;24(1):26-33

Contributing Authors: YA Akbaba I Yeldan N Guney AR Ozdincler

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Synopsis

67 patients undergoing simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty for bilateral knee osteoarthritis and 28 healthy controls were included in this randomized controlled trial. The patients with knee osteoarthritis were randomized to receive either an intensively supervised rehabilitation program or a less intensively monitored rehabilitation program for 1 month following surgery. The purpose of...

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