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Volume:7 Issue:8 Number:25 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #11956
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Favourable pain and clinical outcomes with cryo/manual therapy vs. cryo/kinesiotherapy for knee OA


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Manual Therapy With Cryotherapy Versus Kinesiotherapy With Cryotherapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Altern Ther Health Med. 2019 Jul;25(4):40-45.

Contributing Authors: P Lizis G Manko W Kobza B Para

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Synopsis

128 patients with mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis were randomized to receive 10 session of cryotherapy over 5 weeks with either manual therapy or kinesiotherapy. The primary outcome of interest was pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS). Secondary outcomes of interest included the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities (WOMAC) Osteoarthritis Index, range of motion in flexion and extension, an...

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