- Aquatic therapy TKR improves outcomes
- At Home PT does as Well as In-Patient Rehabilitation
- Exercising After Total Knee Replacement
- Joint Replacement Hastened by Exercise
- Knee Physical Therapy
- Knee Replacement and Physical Therapy
- Knee Replacement Operation and Physical Therapy
- Older Exercisers Recover Fast
- Patient with Home PT Recover as well as
September 19, 2017 – Effectiveness of intra-articular corticosteroid injections for short-term relief
ROSEMONT, Ill. (Sept. 19, 2017)—Osteoarthritis (OA) is a progressive “wear and tear” disease of the joint. Osteoarthritis of the knee (knee OA) may not be totally preventable but according to Elizabeth Matzkin, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon specializing … Read the Rest
Patellofemoral pain syndrome (aka runner’s knee) explained and discussed in great detail, including every imaginable self-treatment option and all the available scientific evidence
This article is a great explanation of the Recovery Timeline after total hip replacement.
The recovery and rehabilitation process plays a crucial role in helping you get back on your feet and resume an active lifestyle. It can help you heal from surgery faster and greatly improve … Read the Rest
New York City—March 24, 2015
A study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) finds that patients who go home after knee replacement and receive physical therapy at home do as well as those who go to an in-patient rehabilitation facility.
“There’s a common belief … Read the Rest
July 15, 2015
Outcomes comparable for in-person and in-home telerehabilitation following total knee replacement surgery
ROSEMONT, Ill. – Patients who received rehabilitation instructions via video teleconference, or “telerehabilitation,” following total knee replacement (TKR) surgery had comparable outcomes to patients who received in-person physical therapy, according to a study appearing in … Read the Rest
Public release date: 21-Dec-2011
Opposite effect found after total hip arthroplasty in a new study in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Philadelphia, PA – Despite increased use of total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA), there is a notable lack of consensus about optimal postoperative treatment. … Read the Rest
A physical therapist helps a woman through various exercises following her knee replacement surgery. Six exercises are shown and described. For more information, visit the Knee Replacement topic at www.nihseniorhealth.gov, the health and wellness website for older adults from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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By Gabe Mirkin, M.D.
Recreational exercisers have a much lower incidence of knee replacements than their non-exercising peers. One study from Finland showed that the more years a person exercised, the less likely he was to require a knee replacement (Rheumatology, Volume 40, 2001). Regular exercise … Read the Rest
By Milos Pesic
What is the largest joint in our body? Answer: The Knee.
The knee is the connecting point of a total of three bones in our legs: the lower end of the thigh bone or the femur, the upper end of the shinbone or the tibia, and the … Read the Rest
By Robert Ryles
A knee replacement operation is common today. Many people have undergone this operation to help improve the quality of their lives when it has been blighted by pain and disability from a knee damaged by arthritis or injury.
Knee replacement has become much more common over the … Read the Rest
By Graeme Marsh
Q. I had a total knee replacement several months ago and would like some advice on getting back into exercise as I have put on weight.
A. The total knee replacement usually follows a long period of pain and a loss of functional ability. A … Read the Rest