Factors influencing early rehabilitation after THA: a systematic review.

  title={Factors influencing early rehabilitation after THA: a systematic review.},
  author={Vivek Sharma and Patrick M Morgan and Edward Y Cheng},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  volume={467 6},
  • Vivek Sharma, Patrick M Morgan, Edward Y Cheng
  • Published 2009 in Clinical orthopaedics and related research
  • DOI:10.1007/s11999-009-0750-9
UNLABELLED A wide variation exists in rehabilitation after total hip arthroplasty (THA) in part due to a paucity of evidence-based literature. We asked whether a minimally invasive surgical approach, a multimodal approach to pain control with revised anesthesia protocols, hip restrictions, or preoperative physiotherapy achieved a faster rehabilitation and improved immediate short-term outcome. We conducted a systematic review of 16 level I and II studies after a strategy-based search of English… CONTINUE READING


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