Home-based exercise program following rehabilitation after hip fracture

Source:  JAMA 2014, 311(7), 700-708

Follow this link for abstract

Date of publication:  19 February 2014

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  This studied examined whether a home exercise program with minimal contact with a physiotherapist improved function after formal hip fracture rehabilitation ended.  A modest improvement after 6 months was found.

Length of publication:  9 pages

Some important notes:  You will need an NHS Athens username and password to access this article.  Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text.  Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement: Healio.com


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: