Published results showed a low rate of participants with symptomatic hip OA enrolled in a supervised education and exercise therapy program received a total hip replacement during the 2-year follow-up period, Healio reported. “Results showed 30% of participants received a THR within 2 years, and 60% of the 100 participants already wait-listed for THR had the procedure. Researchers found 14 of the 22 candidate prognostic factors were statistically significant for receiving THR. Male gender, having self-reported radiographic hip OA, being wait-listed for THR and having a higher pain intensity were factors associated with a faster rate of THR, according to results.” Read the full article.

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