Skip to main content

Table 1 Comparison of standard and accelerated rehabilitation protocols

From: Early weight-bearing after periacetabular osteotomy leads to a high incidence of postoperative pelvic fractures

  Standard protocol group (n = 80) Accelerated protocol group (n = 76)
Mobilization and exercise started First postoperative day The day of surgery
Partial weight-bearing with two crutches started 2–4 weeks  
Full weight-bearing with two crutches started 2 months First postoperative day
Use of two crutches continued Next 2 months 1 month
Use of one crutch continued Next 3 months Next 2 months