Prehabilitation Better Prepares Patients for Knee Replacement Surgery

ScienceDaily (2011-02-02) — An exercise program for patients with severe knee arthritis improves leg strength and patients’ functional ability before knee replacement surgery, according to a recent report. The prehabilitation program, which was designed to be adaptable to home environments, does not significantly improve functional tasks such as going downstairs or walking speed, however. Read more

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