Why are we doing a survey? Consider the following quote from The American Physical Therapy Association Monograph entitled, Joint Arthroplasty: Advances in Surgical management and Rehabilitation which was written in 2010.
The outcomes of excellent ROM (range of motion) and the ability to ambulate and self-progress with home exercises are universal; the most efficient and cost effective way to achieve these goals remains elusive.
This is a stunning admission. Despite the total knee replacement having been around for approximately 20 years, we still don’t know how to do this very well. Success in other words in somewhat hit or miss. I think we should have some better answers and fortunately we do but we would like to hear from you first and foremost about you rehab anxieties and your rehab experiences. The survey will help us to quantify the rehab process somewhat across the country so your input is vital. To access the survey click on the category that best describes your situation.
As data comes in we will be keeping you informed of the results. Thanks for your help.