Improving Rehabilitation Outcomes After Total Hip Arthroplasty
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November 2016 -
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Currently, over 230,000 total hip arthroplasties (THA) are performed each year in the United States to alleviate pain and disability associated with osteoarthritis (OA). However, full recovery of muscle strength and function after hip arthroplasty remains a major challenge. A major factor influencing full recovery of physical function is the presence of chronic movement compensations, which may be the biggest rehabilitative challenge after THA. These movement compensations reflect failure to ful...