PT vs no PT Following THA

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Rothman Institute Orthopaedics

Status

Completed

Conditions

Osteoarthritis

Treatments

Procedure: Self-guided physiotherapy
Procedure: Outpatient physiotherapy

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02687945
2016MAus

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this study is to determine if outpatient physiotherapy results in improved and/or more rapid achievement of functional outcomes and quality of life in comparison to those patients who do not undergo outpatient physiotherapy after total hip arthroplasty

Sex

All

Ages

60+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Any patient undergoing unilateral primary total hip arthroplasty with age > 60

Exclusion criteria

  • Post-traumatic osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis or other peripheral inflammatory disease
  • Avascular necrosis
  • Revision or conversion THA
  • Post-septic osteoarthritis
  • Patients discharged to a rehabilitation unit or other form of respite care such as a skilled nursing facility, acute rehabilitation center, convalescent home, long-term care facility or nursing home

Trial design

0 participants in 2 patient groups

Outpatient physiotherapy
Active Comparator group
Description:
two weeks of in-home physiotherapy following total hip replacement followed by two months of outpatient physiotherapy with 2-3 weekly sessions
Treatment:
Procedure: Outpatient physiotherapy
No outpatient physiotherapy
Active Comparator group
Description:
two weeks of in-home physiotherapy following total hip replacement followed by two months of self-guided physiotherapy exercises
Treatment:
Procedure: Self-guided physiotherapy

Trial contacts and locations

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