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Effectiveness of prolonged use of continuous passive motion (CPM), as an adjunct to physiotherapy, after total knee arthroplasty

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Title
Effectiveness of prolonged use of continuous passive motion (CPM), as an adjunct to physiotherapy, after total knee arthroplasty
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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, April 2008
DOI 10.1186/1471-2474-9-60
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Ton AF Lenssen, Mike JA van Steyn, Yvonne HF Crijns, Eddie MH Waltjé, George M Roox, Ruud JT Geesink, Piet A van den Brandt, Rob A De Bie

Abstract

Adequate and intensive rehabilitation is an important requirement for successful total knee arthroplasty. Although research suggests that Continuous Passive Motion (CPM) should be implemented in the first rehabilitation phase after surgery, there is substantial debate about the duration of each session and the total period of CPM application. A Cochrane review on this topic concluded that short-term use of CPM leads to greater short-term range of motion. It also suggested, however, that future research should concentrate on the treatment period during which CPM should be administered.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
India 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Japan 1 <1%
Unknown 158 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 39 24%
Student > Master 28 17%
Unspecified 22 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 15 9%
Student > Postgraduate 14 8%
Other 47 28%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 64 39%
Nursing and Health Professions 30 18%
Unspecified 27 16%
Sports and Recreations 14 8%
Engineering 13 8%
Other 17 10%

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