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Function After TKR

See: Physical Therapy after TKR and Work Up of Painful TKR

- Discussion:
    - Quadriceps:
           - references:
                  - Dynamic electromyography after cruciate-retaining total knee arthroplasty revealed a threefold quadriceps demand compared with the contralateral normal knee
                  - Altered loading during walking and sit-to-stand is affected by quadriceps weakness after total knee arthroplasty

    - Patient Expectations:
           - ref: Comparison of Patient-Reported and Clinician-Assessed Outcomes Following Total Knee Arthroplasty
           - Rising from Chair:
                    - ref: Persistence of altered movement patterns during a sit-to-stand task 1 year following unilateral total knee arthroplasty.
           - Golf:
                    - ref: Golf after total knee arthroplasty: do patients return to walking the course?
           - Workers Compensation:
                    - ref: Total knee arthroplasty in patients on workers' compensation: a matched cohort study with an average follow-up of 4.5 years.

Foot and Ankle Considerations after TKR:
     -
note that some patients will have isolated medial or lateral joint line pain following TKR (in the case of medial sided pain, consider
              a lateral heel wedge, and vice versa);
     - references:
              - Persistent hindfoot valgus causes lateral deviation of weightbearing axis after total knee arthroplasty.
              - Evaluation of knee and hindfoot alignment before and after total knee arthroplasty: a prospective analysis.


Functional Outcomes in High-function-demand Patients After Total Knee Arthroplasty

Contribution of hip abductor strength to physical function in patients with total knee arthroplasty.