Activity recommendations after total hip and knee arthroplasty: a survey of the American Association for Hip and Knee Surgeons.

@article{Swanson2009ActivityRA,
  title={Activity recommendations after total hip and knee arthroplasty: a survey of the American Association for Hip and Knee Surgeons.},
  author={Eli A Swanson and Thomas P. Schmalzried and Frederick J. Dorey},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 6 Suppl},
  pages={120-6}
}
There are limited data to guide surgeon recommendations regarding activities after total joint arthroplasty. The present study aims to better clarify the current community standards. A questionnaire was distributed to the members of the American Association for Hip and Knee Surgeons attending the 2007 annual meeting inquiring about recommendations for 15 activities for patients with total hip arthroplasty or total knee arthroplasty. One hundred thirty-nine surveys were returned. Spearman rank… CONTINUE READING
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