Treatment and Rehabilitation of Patients With Hip Arthroplasty to Regain Walk and Work Efficiency and Quality of Life
The aim of the study is to improve hospital treatment and rehabilitation of patients with hip arthroplasty to help the patients to regain functional ability in the shortest possible time, and reduce hospital and rehabilitation time to save costs for the patient and society.
Optimal reconstruction of the hip joint and the effect of an intensive physical training programme are compared to conventional rehabilitation programmes.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Treatment and Rehabilitation of Patients With Hip Arthroplasty to Regain Walk and Work Efficiency and Quality of Life|
|Study Start Date:||January 2006|
|Study Completion Date:||November 2007|
|Primary Completion Date:||March 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Procedure: Maximal strength training
|Faculty of Medicine, NTNU|
|Trondheim, Norway, 7489|
|Principal Investigator:||Jan Hoff, Dr. Philos, Professor||Faculty of medicine, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway|