Total Knee Replacement

No Added Benefit for Acupuncture in Routine Rehabilitation After Total Knee Replacement

No Added Benefit for Acupuncture in Routine Rehabilitation After Total Knee Replacement

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The addition of adjunctive acupuncture to routine rehabilitation therapy after total knee replacement may not provide a significant benefit over exercise only for relieving postoperative pain.

Systematic Review Does Not Identify Patient-Related Risk Factors for Chronic Pain After Total Knee Replacement Surgery

Systematic Review Does Not Identify Patient-Related Risk Factors for Chronic Pain After Total Knee Replacement Surgery

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There is little evidence to suggest that postoperative knee pain, knee function, or various psychosocial factors influence long-term chronic pain following total knee replacement.

Total Knee Replacement for Osteoarthritis has Little Effect on Quality of Life

Total Knee Replacement for Osteoarthritis has Little Effect on Quality of Life

The current practice of total knee replacement that is performed in the US has minimal effects on quality of life among patients.

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