TITLE

Physiotherapy Exercise Provides Short-Term Functional Benefit After Total Knee Arthroplasty

AUTHOR(S)
Bourne, Robert B.
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;May2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 5, p1172
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a study which found that total knee arthroplasty patients experienced short-term functional benefits from physiotherapy exercise. The patients, who all underwent knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis, had increased muscle strength, quality of life, and range of motion following exercise physical therapy during their hospital stay.
ACCESSION #
32098346

 

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