Supervised physical therapy not linked with improved outcomes after ankle fracture

Supervised physical therapy not linked with improved outcomes after ankle fracture
Patients who underwent supervised physical therapy following surgical treatment of ankle fracture showed no differences in outcome scores compared with patients who had surgeon-directed rehabilitation, according to results presented here. We were not able to identify specific factors which did yield a better benefit with formalized physical therapy, and we think this represents an area […]

Patients who underwent supervised physical therapy following surgical treatment of ankle fracture showed no differences in outcome scores compared with patients who had surgeon-directed rehabilitation, according to results presented here.

We were not able to identify specific factors which did yield a better benefit with formalized physical therapy, and we think this represents an area for further research.

Source: Healio

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  • Revere Health
  • Coral Desert Orthopedics
  • American Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS)
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons