Cryotherapy after total knee replacement: a survey of current practice.

  title={Cryotherapy after total knee replacement: a survey of current practice.},
  author={Simon T. Barry and Louise Wallace and Sarah A Lamb},
  journal={Physiotherapy research international : the journal for researchers and clinicians in physical therapy},
  volume={8 3},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Cryotherapy is commonly used during physiotherapeutic rehabilitation after total knee replacement (TKR). Evidence for treatment effectiveness is contradictory and there are no clinical guidelines to inform treatment protocols within this patient group. The present survey investigated current cryotherapy practice after TKR throughout the United Kingdom (UK). METHOD A postal survey, containing open and closed questions, was distributed to senior inpatient orthopaedic… CONTINUE READING
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