Current Evidence-Based Rehabilitation Protocols for Total Joint Replacements

Course Content

Total learning: 2 lessons / 1 quiz Time: 52 weeks

Current Evidence-Based Rehabilitation Protocols for Total Joint Replacements , Course Contents

Chapter 1: Overview of Total Joint Replacements 

  • The Road to Surgery
  • THE ROOT OF THE PROBLEM: ARTHRITIS
  • PRIMARY JOINT REPLACEMENTS
  • COST CONTAINMENT

Chapter 2: The Pre-Operative Phase of Total Joint Replacements 

  • Patient Education and Counseling

Chapter 3: The Total Knee Replacement 

  • ANATOMY OF THE KNEE/IMPLANT
  • BRIEF HISTORY OF THE TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT
  • INNOVATIONS IN IMPLANTS
  • COMPLICATIONS & REVISIONS
  • PREVALENCE
  • Rehabilitation
  • PHASE I (DAY 0-3)
  • PHASE II (DAY 4-WEEK 6)
  • PHASE III (WEEK 7-12) AND PHASE IV (WEEK 13+)

Chapter 4: The Total Hip Replacement 

  • ANATOMY OF THE HIP/IMPLANT
  • BRIEF HISTORY OF THE TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENT
  • INNOVATIONS IN IMPLANTS
  • COMPLICATIONS & REVISIONS
  • PREVALENCE
  • Rehabilitation
  • PHASE I (DAY 0-3)
  • PHASE II (DAY 4-WEEK 6)

Chapter 5: Total Ankle Replacement 

  • ANATOMY OF THE ANKLE/IMPLANT
  • BRIEF HISTORY OF THE TOTAL ANKLE REPLACEMENT
  • INNOVATIONS IN IMPLANTS
  • COMPLICATIONS & REVISIONS
  • Rehabilitation
  • PHASE I (DAY 0 – WEEK 2 AT EARLIEST; PHASE I MAY CONTINUE THROUGH WEEK 8)
  • PHASE II (THIS PHASE CAN START AS EARLY AS WEEK 2 OR AS LATE AS WEEK 8)
  • PHASE III (THIS PHASE CAN START AS EARLY AS WEEK 6 OR AS LATE AS WEEK 12) AND PHASE IV (WHICH BEGINS ONCE PHASE III GOALS ARE MET)

Chapter 6: The Total Shoulder Replacement 

  • ANATOMY OF THE SHOULDER/IMPLANT
  • BRIEF HISTORY OF THE TOTAL SHOULDER REPLACEMENT
  • INNOVATIONS IN IMPLANTS
  • COMPLICATIONS & REVISIONS
  • Fractures
  • Loss of Tuberosity Fixation
  • Instability & Glenoid Component Loosening
  • Soft Tissue Tears & Imbalance
  • Post-Operative Stiffness
  • Infection
  • PREVALENCE
  • ANATOMIC TOTAL SHOULDER ARTHROPLASTY REHABILITATION 58
  • PHASE I (DAY 0 – WEEK 4 AT EARLIEST; PHASE I MAY CONTINUE THROUGH WEEK 6)
  • PHASE II (THIS PHASE CAN START AS EARLY AS WEEK 4 OR AS LATE AS WEEK 6)
  • PHASE III (MAY BEGIN NO EARLIER THAN 6 WEEKS AFTER SURGERY; TYPICALLY BEGINS 10-12 WEEKS AFTER SURGERY)
  • THE REVERSE TOTAL SHOULDER REPLACEMENT REHABILITATION
  • PHASE I (DAY 0 – WEEK 6)
  • PHASE II (WEEK 6-WEEK 12)
  • PHASE III and IV (WEEK 12-DISCHARGE)