Sad News of Hip Replacement – Less Pain and Better Function but No Increase in Physical Activity Seen

J Arthroplasty. 2017 Jul;32(7):2191-2198. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.02.002.
Total Hip Arthroplasty Improves Pain and Function but Not Physical Activity.
Jeldi AJ et al

  • 30 cases ages 67 +/- 7 yrs
  • Physical Activity of Total Hip Arthoplasty¬† patients was quantified to 12 months postoperation
  • “Physical activity did not change from presurgery to 12 months postsurgery despite improvement”

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