A growing body of clinical evidence suggests that orthopedic patient outcomes can be enhanced through supplementation with amino acids, protein and other natural compounds. This paper reviews the state of the clinical evidence, the regulatory landscape for physical therapy to incorporate nutrition into clinical practice and the potential cost savings and economic benefit to society.
Dr. Alexa Abdelaziz, Dr. Ralph Venuto, Ryan Stahl DPT, John Karl OPTA, Sheraz Syed PT. Enhancing Patient Outcomes with Clinical Nutrition: The Effects of Supplementation in Orthopedics. Biomed J Sci & Tech Res 39(4)-2021. BJSTR. MS.ID.006348.