Local Heat Therapy versus Cold Rub Gel For Knee Osteoarthritis
The Effect of Local Heat Therapy versus Cold Rub Gel on Pain and Joint Functions in Patients with Knee OsteoarthritisClin Nurs Res. 2022 01-Jul;():. 10.1177/10547738211035502
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One hundred and seventeen patients with knee osteoarthritis were randomized to receive either a cold rub gel (n=39), heat therapy (n=40), or no intervention (n=38). Outcomes that were assessed in this trial were pain, function in daily living, sport and recreation, and knee-related quality of life using the Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) at 1, 2, 3, and 4 weeks. Both cold rub ...
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