To use or not to use continuous passive motion post-total knee arthroplasty presenting functional assessment results in early recovery.

@article{Maniar2012ToUO,
  title={To use or not to use continuous passive motion post-total knee arthroplasty presenting functional assessment results in early recovery.},
  author={Rajesh Navin Maniar and Jayesh Vinod Baviskar and Tushar Singhi and Suyog Shashimohan Rathi},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={193-200.e1}
}
Continuous passive motion (CPM), though of doubtful value, is yet routinely practiced post-total knee arthroplasty (TKA). We prospectively distributed 84 patients with TKA to 1 of the 3 standard rehabilitation regimes: no-CPM, 1-day-CPM, and 3-day-CPM. We recorded a unique "Timed up and go" test besides pain, Western Ontario and McMaster Universities (WOMAC), short form-12 (SF-12), range of motion, knee and calf swelling, and wound healing parameters. Our standardized and elaborate measurements… CONTINUE READING