International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Issue 8, Part B (2019)
Effectiveness of MDT approach following total knee replacement: A case report
Dr. Gitanjali Jethliya and Dr. Neha Naik
A 57-year-old female, housewife by occupation had a history of left sided knee pain for the past 14 years. Patient came to orthopaedic physiotherapy department with a chief complain of pain in her left knee with an associated complain of difficulty in moving her left knee joint for 1 year. Her medical reports revealed that she is a known case of Total knee replacement post-operative one year due to knee osteoarthritis. MDT approach with a group of seven exercises were given to the patient as she was presented with directional preference at both knee flexion and extension in the end range. Her functional assessment was taken from day one to every week up to four weeks. Exercises were done by her two times a day (10 sec. hold, 5 repetitions each/day) and measurement by NPRS and KOOS score was taken on a weekly basis.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Gitanjali Jethliya, Dr. Neha Naik. Effectiveness of MDT approach following total knee replacement: A case report. Int J Appl Res 2019;5(8):68-69.