In this review: Association of Occupational and Physical Therapy With Duration of Prescription Opioid Use After Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: A Retrospective Cohort Study of Medicare Enrollees (Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, abstract only available for free)
Study: Home Health Physical Therapy Decreases Opioid Use After THA, TKA
Researchers found that both physical and occupational therapy led to quicker discontinuation of opioids.
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