Can physical therapy before hip, knee replacement surgery improve outcomes?

7 octubre 2014

Physical therapy after total hip or total knee replacement surgery is standard care for all patients. «Prehabilitation,» as it is sometimes called, can diminish the need for postoperative care by nearly 30 percent, saving an average of $1,215 per patient in skilled nursing facility, home health agency or other postoperative care, a study found.
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