Muscle activation pattern during gait and stair activities following total hip arthroplasty with a direct anterior approach: A comprehensive case study

Swati Chopra, Michael Taunton, Kenton R Kaufman

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Muscle activation following total hip arthroplasty with a direct anterior approach has not previously been reported in the literature. This case report details the electromyography outcome of a 60-year-old male patient with unilateral direct anterior approach-total hip arthroplasty during walking and stair activities. Outcome reports the continuation of altered muscle activation 12 months postoperatively, even with a good clinical outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalArthroplasty Today
StateAccepted/In press - 2017



  • Direct anterior approach
  • Muscle activation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Total hip arthroplasty

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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