Formal Physical Therapy for Total Hip Replacement

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Total Hip Replacement+1 MoreFormal Physical Therapy - Other
Eligibility
18 - 80
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?
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Study Summary

This trial will compare the outcomes of two groups of people undergoing physical therapy after anterior hip replacement surgery - one group will go to a physical therapy office, while the other will do exercises at home. The goal is to see if formal physical therapy is necessary.

Eligible Conditions
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Hip Arthritis

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: assessed 1,3,6, and 12 months after total hip replacement to assess change at each time point following surgery

Month 12
Change in Visual Analog Scale for Pain
Change in Western Ontario and McMaster University Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) form
Change in timed up and go test
Change inHarris Hip Score (HHS)

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Formal Physical Therapy
1 of 2
Self-directed Physical Therapy
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

200 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Formal Physical Therapy · No Placebo Group · N/A

Formal Physical Therapy
Other
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Formal Physical Therapy · Intervention Types: Other
Self-directed Physical Therapy
Other
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Self-directed Physical Therapy · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: assessed 1,3,6, and 12 months after total hip replacement to assess change at each time point following surgery

Who is running the clinical trial?

Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyLead Sponsor
374 Previous Clinical Trials
58,348 Total Patients Enrolled
Stephen T Kayiaros, MDPrincipal InvestigatorRutgers University

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 80 · All Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
have a significantly greater risk of revision surgery than those undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty
You have no previous invasive hip surgery.