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Using the Wii Balance Board to Measure Asymmetry

The quick version: We recently completed a study evaluating the use of the Wii Balance Board to measure how asymmetrical people move before and after total joint replacement. The purpose of the study was to examine the reliability and the validity of this low-cost device…

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Avoid weight gain after surgery

Nearly all patients with whom I have worked, said to me “Once I get my joint replaced, my pain will be gone and I will be able to exercise and lose all the weight I have put on the past few years.” For the most…

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