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Immediate effect of hip abduction brace on mobility and functional balance of Total Hip Replacement
Mohammad Esmaeeli, Esmaeil Ebrahimi 1, Behshid Farahmand, Toraj Shafaghi
1- , ebrahimi.pt@gmail.com
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 Background and Aim: Total Hip Replacement (THR) is done comprehensively all over the world. Despite the effects of braces on control of THR complications , few studies have been performed on this subject. The purpose of this study was to evaluate immediate effect of hip abduction brace on mobility and functional balance of patients with THR.

  

 Materials and Methods: Eight men and nine women with THR participated in this study. Mobility and functional balance were assessed and compared with and without brace conditions by means of TUG, FR and Berg tests.

  

  Results : A significantly higher TUG, FR and Berg scores were seen in brace condition compared to without brace situation (P < 0.05).

  

  Conclusion: Hip abduction brace can increase mobility and functional balance in patients with THR.

  

  Keywords: Total Hip Replacement, Functional balance, Functional Mobility, Hip Abduction Brace

  

Keywords: Total Hip Replacement, Functional balance, Functional Mobility, Hip Abduction Brace
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/05/14 | Accepted: 2014/05/14 | Published: 2014/05/14
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Esmaeeli M, Ebrahimi E, Farahmand B, Shafaghi T. Immediate effect of hip abduction brace on mobility and functional balance of Total Hip Replacement. mrj. 2014; 8 (2) :7-12
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