• VIDEO: Smartwatch-based platform may be noninferior to physical therapy in TJA

    5 days ago - By Healio

    SAN DIEGO - At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, David A. Crawford, MD, FAAOS, discussed the impact of a smartwatch-based care platform on outcomes and health care utilization after total joint arthroplasty.
    Crawford and colleagues randomly assigned patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty, total knee arthroplasty or unicompartmental knee arthroplasty to receive either standard of care with physical therapy or a smartwatch with a smartphone-based application that provides preoperative and postoperative educational content
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