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Mid Term Outcome of Home-Based Exercises vs. Sophisticated Physiotherapy Protocol After Total Knee Arthroplasty

Mohammad Mahdi Sarzaeem 1 , * , Ehsan Maniei 2 and Mohammad Ali Sahebalzamani 3
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1 Assistant Professor of Orthopedics, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Imam Hossein Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (SBUMS), Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Biomaterials, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Research, Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Orthopedic and Spine Trauma: March 2017, 3 (1); e11197
  • Published Online: March 31, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 11, 2017
  • Revised: February 11, 2017
  • Accepted: March 2, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/jost.11197

To Cite: Sarzaeem M M, Maniei E, Sahebalzamani M A. Mid Term Outcome of Home-Based Exercises vs. Sophisticated Physiotherapy Protocol After Total Knee Arthroplasty, J Orthop Spine Trauma. 2017 ;3(1):e11197. doi: 10.5812/jost.11197.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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