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Volume:8 Issue:2 Number:27 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #10253
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Telephone based weight loss support program for knee OA ineffective in pain relief and weight loss


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OrthoEvidence. Telephone based weight loss support program for knee OA ineffective in pain relief and weight loss . ACE Report. 2019;8(2):27. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/10253

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Telephone-based weight loss support for patients with knee osteoarthritis: a pragmatic randomised controlled trial

Osteoarthr Cartil. 2018 Apr;26(4):485–94.

Contributing Authors: KM O'Brien J Wiggers A Williams E Campbell RK Hodder L Wolfenden SL Yoong EK Robson R Haskins C Rissel CM Williams SJ Kamper

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Synopsis

120 obese or overweight patients with joint pain caused by knee osteoarthritis were randomized into rehabilitation with either a non disease-specific and telephone-based weight loss and support program (invention group; n=60) or the usual care protocol of orthopaedic consultation or surgery if necessary (usual care group; n=60). Patients of the intervention group received up to ten 2-hour telephon...

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