Agnė Povilaitytė, Rasa Bacevičienė


Coxarthrosis is characterized by a chronic course with aprogressive increase in pain, claudication, range of motionand supporting leg function decline. Physical therapy after hipreplacement surgery begins on the first day. Proven that physicaltherapy eases pain in patients with coxarthrosis provides mechanicalprotection hip, restoring gait, helping to integrate social andprofessional life. Physical therapy can not be replaced by othermethods of rehabilitation.

Keyword(s): coxarthrosis, hip arthroplasty, physiotherapy
DOI: 10.5200/sm-hs.2014.130
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