A randomized controlled trial of home telerehabilitation for post-knee arthroplasty.

@article{Tousignant2011ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial of home telerehabilitation for post-knee arthroplasty.},
  author={Michel Tousignant and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Moffet and Patrick Boissy and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Corriveau and François Cabana and François Marquis},
  journal={Journal of telemedicine and telecare},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={195-8}
}
We compared the effectiveness of home telerehabilitation with conventional rehabilitation following knee replacement surgery (total knee arthroplasty, TKA). Forty-eight patients (mean age 66 years) who received TKA were recruited prior to discharge from hospital after surgery and were randomly assigned to telerehabilitation or usual care. Telerehabilitation sessions (16 per participant over two months) were conducted by trained physiotherapists using videoconferencing to the patient's home via… CONTINUE READING
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