Home-based exercise significantly improves pain, function and QoL in geriatric knee OA patients
The effects of a home-based exercise intervention on elderly patients with knee osteoarthritis: a quasi-experimental studyBMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 Apr 9;20(1):160.
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171 elderly patients with knee osteoarthritis were randomized to receive home-based exercise therapy alongside health education, or health education only. The primary outcomes of interest were the WOMAC pain and stiffness scores. Secondary outcomes included the five times sit to stand test (FTSST), the timed up and go test, the 6-minute walking test (6MWT), and the arthritis impact measurement sca...
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