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Best Gluteus Medius Exercises by EMG Level

Published by <p>This resource outlines gluteus medius exercises by EMG level to help guide the clinician hoping to optimally load people with gluteus medius dysfunction. Moore, D., Semciw, A. I., & Pizzari, T. (2020). A systematic review and meta-analysis of common therapeutic exercises that generate highest muscle activity in the gluteus medius and gluteus minimus segments. International […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Characteristics of Early Interventions for Pain and Function Following Lower Extremity Joint Replacement: Systematic Review (2022)

Published by <p>The objective of this review was to systematically review randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and evaluate the characteristics and long-term (≥6 months) benefits of nonpharmacologic interventions (billable by practitioners) for adults in the acute and subacute phase of recovery (<6 months post-surgery) after total hip or knee arthroplasty. RCTs from 1995 onward involving adults who had undergone a […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Physiotherapy as an Initial Treatment Option for Femoroacetabular Impingement: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Meta-analysis of 5 Randomized Controlled Trials (2019)

Published by <p>Physical therapy is commonly used to conservatively manage femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) but little is known regarding which physical therapy treatments are best to improve outcomes in people with FAI. The authors of the presently reviewed meta-analysis sought to determine the treatment effect for physical therapy for FAI and determine which variables are associated with improved […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Do Lifestyle Restrictions and Precautions Prevent Dislocation After Total Hip Arthroplasty? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Literature (2015)

Published by <p>A systematic review was conducted in accordance with the PRISMA statement for reporting systematic reviews and meta-analysis. The goal of the meta-analysis was to determine if lifestyle restrictions and precautions alter the outcome in people who undergo total hip arthroplasty (THA) procedures. PubMed and the Cochrane Library were searched from their start date to February […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Association of Occupational and Physical Therapy With Duration of Prescription Opioid Use After Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: A Retrospective Cohort Study of Medicare Enrollees (2021)

Published by <p>This retrospective study included 14,068 patients from January 2010 to December 2015. All patients were 66 years or older and received an inpatient total hip or knee arthroplasty. The primary outcome variable was duration of prescription opioid use after surgery. Opioid use secondary to the surgical intervention was defined as a prescription filled between the […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Motivational Interviewing Increases Physical Activity and Self-Efficacy in People Living in the Community After Hip Fracture: A Randomized Controlled Trial (2016)

Published by <p>Older people returning home after hip fracture often have poor outcomes, with high mortality rates, poor quality of life, high fall risk, and low balance confidence. MI has led to health behavioral change in non-hip fracture populations and the goal of this study was to examine the effect of MI among older adults after hip […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Occupational therapy printable handout: Posterior hip precautions

Visuals for Hip Precautions

Published by <p>Understanding hip precautions following a THA are an integral part of a patient’s recovery. These two visual aids are graphically simple, clear, and educational for patients recovering from a THA. Included are antero-lateral hip precautions and posterior hip precautions guides for professional, evidence-based patient and caregiver education.  <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Physical and occupational therapy printable: Total hip arthroplasty

Total Hip Arthroplasty: An In-Depth Resource for Clinicians

Published by <p>It is imperative to understand the nuances of different types of approaches and materials used for THA surgeries, as well as complications, statistics, and current research. Strong anatomical understanding can help drive skilled, evidence-based therapy interventions and improve outcomes. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
OT and PT printable: Total hip arthroplasty

Total Hip Arthroplasty and the Role of Occupational Therapy

Published by <p>Total hip arthroplasty comes with many questions from patients, including materials and approaches used, precautions, and what the recovery process will look like. This handout explains these items and focuses on the role of OT in the recovery from a THA. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Lateral Plank Progression for Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome

Published by <p>Femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAI) can cause hip pain and stiffness that can limit performance in sports related activities and is common in active populations. There are still many unknowns regarding the optimal strategy to rehabilitate FAI but core exercises and strength training may be associated with superior outcomes. This intervention outlines a lateral plank progression […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>