Newsletter Video, May 2018


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More on Prehabilitation

There is some recent scientific research that suggests that “prehabilitation” helps patients recover faster. Below are some conclusions from the research. Please understand that there are limitations to any research, but if you can do some exercise before surgery, chances are that it will make the recovery process easier and maybe even faster.

High Intensity Training Before Total Knee Replacement Helps You Recover Faster: The present study supports the use of preoperative training in end-stage OA patients to improve early postoperative outcomes. High-intensity strength training during the preoperative period reduces pain and improves lower limb muscle strength, ROM, and functional task performance before surgery resulting in a reduced length of stay at the hospital and a faster physical and functional recovery after TKA.
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Prehabilitation Cuts Costs in Joint Replacement Patients: The use of preoperative physical therapy was associated with a 29% decrease in the use of any post-acute care services. This association was sustained after adjusting for comorbidities, demographic characteristics, and procedural variables.
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Prehabilitation for ACL Reconstruction Patients: There is some evidence that prehab results in better functional outcomes and return-to-sport even up to 2 years after surgery.
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More on Post-Surgical Rehabilitation

After shoulder decompression: The standardized physical therapy exercise intervention resulted in statistically significant and clinically relevant improvement in shoulder pain and function at 12 months compared with usual care.
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After knee meniscectomy: Physical therapy associated with home exercises seems to be effective in improving patient-reported knee function and range of motion in patients post-arthroscopic meniscectomy, although the included randomized controlled trials were classified from moderate to high risk of bias and should be interpreted with caution.
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After Neck Fusion Surgery: Physical Therapists identified specific activities that they felt were most appropriate for rehabilitation following neck fusion surgery. These findings may help to direct both appropriate therapy prescription following ACDF, as well as future research.
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After Back Surgery for Lumbar Stenosis: Evidence suggests that active rehabilitation is more effective than usual care in improving both short- and long-term (back-related) functional status.
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After Back Surgery Early Rehab Improves Function in the Short-Term: the study revealed that an early rehabilitation program consisting of therapeutic exercises and a written educational booklet after low back surgery improves transfer abilities and basic activities in one month.
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