Orthopedics This Week interviewed AAHKS member, Matthew S. Austin, MD to follow up on a study he led that examined hip replacement patients who underwent formal physical therapy and non-formal physical therapy following surgery. “We were somewhat surprised to find that patients did equally well whether they undertook a formal PT program or stayed home to exercise. It is becoming clear that we need to better define what type of patients need what type of care,” said Dr. Austin. Full story.

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