Edinburgh Clinical Trials


Targeted Rehabilitation to Improve Outcome after total knee replacement – A Physiotherapy Study

To determine whether physiotherapy targeted to those individuals performing poorly at the initial (6 week post-op) review following total knee arthroplasty is effective at improving the 1 year outcome, compared to the current standard of care of general exercise prescription.
Chief Investigator: Professor Hamish Simpson
Number and location of participating sites (by region/ country): England – 11; Scotland – 3.
EudraCT number: NA
ISRCTN number: ISRCTN23357609  http://www.controlled-trials.com/ISRCTN23357609
Funder: Arthritis Research UK
Start and End date            
of grant award: 09/2012 – 11/2017
Current Status: Published.
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Contact details:    Sponsor - University of Edinburgh/NHS Lothian
Chief Investigator: Professor Hamish Simpson , Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, 49 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4SB.
Trial manager: Elaine Kinsella
ECTU Involvement: Trial management / Statistics / Data base design and randomisation.