Effect of a walking skill training program in patients who have undergone total hip arthroplasty: Followup one year after surgery.

@article{Heiberg2012EffectOA,
  title={Effect of a walking skill training program in patients who have undergone total hip arthroplasty: Followup one year after surgery.},
  author={Kristi Elisabeth Heiberg and Vigdis Bruun-Olsen and Arne Ekeland and Anne Marit Mengshoel},
  journal={Arthritis care & research},
  year={2012},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={
          415-23
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of a 12-session walking skill training program of weight-bearing activities on physical functioning and self-efficacy initiated in patients 3 months after total hip arthroplasty (THA). METHODS Sixty-eight patients with THA, 35 women and 33 men, with a mean age of 66 years (95% confidence interval [95% CI] 64, 67 years), were randomized to a training group (n = 35) or a control group without physiotherapy (n = 33). Assessments were performed before the… CONTINUE READING
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