Dynamic Splinting After Total Knee Arthroplasty

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Dynasplint Systems.

Status

Terminated

Conditions

Reduced Knee Flexion

Treatments

Device: Knee Extension Dynasplint

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Industry

Identifiers

NCT00857701
2008.009

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of a dynamic splinting system for knee flexion contracture following a total knee arthroplasty.

Full description

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy of dynamic splinting for knee flexion contracture following a total knee arthroplasty.

Enrollment

25 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 90 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Reduced flexibility in AROM of knee extension
  • Pain that is worsened by bending over while legs are straight
  • Impaired gait pattern
  • Ability to understand informed consent and experiment responsibilities

Exclusion criteria

  • Fractures
  • Knee sepsis
  • Osteomyelitis or any orthopedic infection
  • Extensor mechanism dysfunction
  • Psoriasis
  • Knee joint neuropathy
  • Previous Stroke or Brain Injury

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Single Group Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

25 participants in 2 patient groups

1
No Intervention group
Description:
Patient will receive post-surgical standard of care treatment with standard Physical therapy and NSAIDs.
2
Experimental group
Description:
Patients will be treated with the Standard of Care physical therapy and NSAIDs as well as a Knee Extension Dynasplint that includes tension chambers.
Treatment:
Device: Knee Extension Dynasplint

Trial contacts and locations

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