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The CORKA trial which is looking at a functional home based rehabilitation programme for patients who may be at risk of poor outcome after knee arthroplasty compared to usual care has now recruited 100 participants.

CORKA is now actively recruiting at 4 sites across England – The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre – Oxford, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital – Birmingham, North Tyneside Hospital – Northumbria and Medway Maritime Hospital – Kent. There are plans to open 2 more sites by the end of March. Medway Community Hospital and Ashford and St Peter’s Hospital – Surrey.

The total number of participants needed for the CORKA trial is 635 and recruitment is ongoing until October 2016.

For more Information please visit or contact the CORKA trial team on 01865 737958 or email

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