Hydrotherapy Versus Physiotherapy for Short-term Rehabilitation After Primary TKR

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00878358
First received: April 7, 2009
Last updated: April 27, 2011
Last verified: April 2009
  Purpose

Primary objective:

To compare the effects of short term therapy post total knee replacement (TKR) between a hydrotherapy treatment group and a physiotherapy treatment group.

Secondary objectives:

To compare the effects of short term therapy post total knee replacement (TKR) between a hydrotherapy treatment group and a physiotherapy treatment group based on measurements of timed up and go (TUG, as primary outcome), range of motion, pain and quality of life.


Condition Intervention
Osteoarthritis
Total Knee Replacement
Other: Hydrotherapy
Other: Physiotherapy

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Hydrotherapy Versus Physiotherapy for Short-term Rehabilitation After Primary TKR

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Further study details as provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Timed up and go test [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Oxford knee score [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Visual analogue pain score [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Range of knee motion [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: June 2009
Study Completion Date: June 2010
Primary Completion Date: April 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Physiotherapy Other: Physiotherapy
Experimental: Hydrotherapy Other: Hydrotherapy

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Candidates for first total knee replacement surgery.

    • Age over 18.
    • Diagnosed with Osteoarthritis.
    • Consent to participate in the trial.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • - Rheumatic diseases.
  • Neurological diseases involving lower limbs.
  • Prior knee surgery in operated knee.
  • Secreting surgical wound.
  • Skin diseases.
  • Incontinence.
  • Incapable of signing informed consent.
  • Patients living outside Jerusalem
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00878358

Locations
Israel
Hadassah Medical Organization
Jerusalem, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Leonid Kandel, Hadassah Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00878358     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Hydrotherapy-HMO-CTIL
Study First Received: April 7, 2009
Last Updated: April 27, 2011
Health Authority: Israel: Israeli Health Ministry Pharmaceutical Administration

Keywords provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:
Osteoarthritis
Total knee replacement

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoarthritis
Arthritis
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 16, 2014