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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 87-88

Poster Presentation: AB No: 50: Prevalence of Kinesiophobia after Total Hip Replacement (THR)

MS Ramaiah Medical College- Department of Physiotherapy

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DOI: 10.4103/2456-7787.361101

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Background and Objective: Total Hip Replacement is a common surgical intervention in individuals with various hip pathologies. According to fear avoidance model, due to pain there is presence of psychosocial factors leading to affection of various outcomes. There is abundance of research on various populations like Total Knee Replacement, Low back Pain, Neck Pain, Older individuals but paucity in individuals with Total Hip Replacement. Hence, the objective of this study was to assess Kinesiophobia among individuals who have undergone Total Hip Replacement. Methods: Patients who had undergone THR in M S Ramaiah Hospitals and other Hospital were considered and those who fit in the inclusion criteria were recruited. Patients were briefly evaluated and assessed for Kinesiophobia by Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia – 11 between post-operative days between 4 – 7. Results: Proportion of Kinesiophobia was present among these individuals. Among the data collected 54.5% individuals had kinesiophobia higher than median value. Interpretation and Conclusion: There was presence of Kinesiophobia in individuals who have undergone Total Hip Replacement suggestive of presence of psychosocial component along with structural involvement impacting outcomes.

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