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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Improving Rehabilitation Outcomes After Total Hip Arthroplasty
Principal Investigator:

Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley

Location: Denver, CO
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: November 2016 - October 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $22,909
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Currently, over 230,000 total hip arthroplasties (THA) are performed each year in the United States to alleviate pain and disability associated with osteoarthritis (OA). However, full recovery of muscle strength and function after hip arthroplasty remains a major challenge. A major factor influencing full recovery of physical function is the presence of chronic movement compensations, which may be the biggest rehabilitative challenge after THA. These movement compensations reflect failure to ful...

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