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Table 3 Personal recommendations regarding the optimal time to start full weight-bearing and resistance training following total hip replacement

From: Agreements and disagreements in exercise therapy prescriptions after hip replacement among rehabilitation professionals: a multicenter survey

  Cemented prosthesis Uncemented prosthesis
  n % n %
Full weight-bearing     
0–5 days 166 53.9 55 18.2
6–10 days 72 23.4 54 17.9
11–20 days 35 11.4 61 20.2
21–30 days 20 6.5 77 25.5
5–6 weeks 9 2.9 35 11.6
7–8 weeks 6 1.9 14 4.6
>8 weeks 0 0.0 6 2.0
Missing information 5 1.6 11 3.5
Resistance training     
1–7 days 60 19.6 41 13.5
2–3 weeks 183 59.8 153 50.5
4–5 weeks 46 15.0 68 22.4
6–7 weeks 8 2.6 22 7.3
>8 weeks 9 2.9 19 6.2
Missing information 7 2.2 10 3.2