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Physiotherapy Exercise Provides Short-Term Functional Benefit After Total Knee Arthroplasty

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For correspondence: C.J. Minns Lowe, Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford OX3 7LD, United Kingdom. E-mail address: catherine.minnslowe@noc.anglox.nhs.uk
Minns Lowe CJ, Barker KL, Dewey M, Sackley CM. Effectiveness of Physiotherapy Exercise After Knee Arthroplasty for Osteoarthritis: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials.
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. 2007Oct 20;335:812.

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J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2008 May 01;90(5):1172-1172. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.9005.ebo2
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Question: In patients with osteoarthritis, how effective is physiotherapy exercise in improving outcomes after elective total knee arthroplasty (TKA)?
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