The University of Delaware Physical Therapy Department sponsors a Case Round series for all physical therapists treating in the orthopedic community. The purpose of the Case Rounds are to critically review the current literature on topics of particular interest to orthopedic patient care. A patient case will be presented and articles on the patient topic will be discussed in relation to evidenced based practice in physical therapy. We encourage participation and case submissions from the orthopedic community. This program will be held at the University of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7-8AM so that clinicians can return to their respective clinics in time for their morning patients.
This Month's Case Rounds
Link To Articles
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Topic: TKA Rehab
1. Bade, Michael J., Stevens-Lapsley, Jennifer E. (2011). Early High-Intensity Rehabilitation Following Total Knee Arthroplasty Improves Outcomes.
2. Stevens-Lapsley, Jennifer E., et al (2012). Early Neuromuscular Electrical
Stimulation to Improve Quadriceps
Muscle Strength After Total Knee
Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
3. Jenkins, Cathy, et al (2008). After Partial Knee Replacement, Patients Can Kneel, But They Need to
Be Taught to Do So: A Single-Blind
Randomized Controlled Trial.
4. Piva, Sara R., et al (2010). A Balance Exercise Program Appears
to Improve Function for Patients With
Total Knee Arthroplasty:
A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Having trouble reading the articles? Download Adobe Acrobat Reader.
If you are interested in joining, call Airelle Hunter-Giordano, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, Associate Director of Sports Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware, 831-8893 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org