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Physiotherapist-directed rehabilitation exercises in the outpatient or home setting improve strength, gait speed and cadence after elective total hip replacement: a systematic review

Coulter, Corinne; Scarvell, Jennifer M; Neeman, Teresa; Smith, Paul


Question: In people who have been discharged from hospital after a total hip replacement, do rehabilitation exercises directed by a physiotherapist improve strength, gait, function and quality of life? Are these exercises as effective in an unsupervised home-based setting as they are in a supervised outpatient setting? Design: Systematic review with meta-analysis of randomised trials. Participants: Adult patients after elective total hip replacement. Intervention: Physiotherapist-directed...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Physiotherapy
DOI: 10.1016/S1836-9553(13)70198-X
Access Rights: Open Access


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