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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02911389
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2016 by Rothman Institute Orthopaedics.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 22, 2016
Last Update Posted : September 22, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rothman Institute Orthopaedics

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine if unsupervised, home rehabilitation delivered by a web-based platform or paper manual is a safe and effective alternative to outpatient physical therapy after total knee replacement.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Osteoarthritis Other: Home PT via web-based platform Other: Home PT via paper manual Other: outpatient PT Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Official Title: Unsupervised Home Exercise With and Without a Web-based Recovery Platform as Compared to Traditional Outpatient Physiotherapy After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Trial
Study Start Date : March 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 2017

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Home PT via web-based platform
unsupervised, home rehabilitation delivered by a web-based platform
Other: Home PT via web-based platform
Active Comparator: Home PT via paper manual
unsupervised, home rehabilitation delivered by a paper manual
Other: Home PT via paper manual
Active Comparator: outpatient PT
outpatient physical therapy
Other: outpatient PT



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Knee Range of Motion [ Time Frame: 1 month post surgery ]
    Measured in degrees from 0-130



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

1. Any patient undergoing unilateral, primary TKA

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Patients without access to the Internet
  2. Patients without access to outpatient PT
  3. Revision or conversion TKA
  4. Patients discharged to a rehabilitation unit or other form of respite care such as a skilled nursing facility, acute rehabilitation center, convalescent home, long-term care facility or nursing home.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02911389


Locations
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United States, Pennsylvania
Rothman Institute Recruiting
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19148
Contact: Tiffany Morrison, MS, CCRP    267-339-7818    tiffany.morrison@rothmaninstitute.com   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rothman Institute Orthopaedics
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Responsible Party: Rothman Institute Orthopaedics
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02911389    
Other Study ID Numbers: 16Chen01
First Posted: September 22, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 22, 2016
Last Verified: September 2016
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Osteoarthritis
Arthritis
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases