Outpatient rehabilitation suffer fewer post operative complications

Over one million knee and hip operations are performed annually in the United States contributing to rising health care costs. One study concluded that patients discharged to their home with outpatient rehabilitation suffered fewer post operative complications than patients transferred to a rehab facility postoperatively. An Australian study concluded that patients who performed a home exercise program recover just as well as those in rehab facilities. After Knee or Hip Replacement, No Place Like Home By JANE E. BRODY | Read Entire Article Growing numbers of Americans are outliving their joints. More than a million operations are done annually to Continue Reading