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Volume:7 Issue:8 Number:23 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #11960
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Kinesiotaping improved WOMAC scores vs. both sham and control in conservative treatment of knee OA

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

Kinesio Taping Improves Perceptions of Pain and Function of Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized, Controlled Trial

J Sport Rehabil. 2019 Jul 1;28(5):481-487

Contributing Authors: AL Rahlf KM Braumann A Zech

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141 patients aged 50 or above with knee osteoarthritis were randomized to receive kinesiotaping of the knee, sham kinesiotaping of the knee, or no treatment. The primary outcomes of interest were the sub-scores (pain, stiffness, function) of the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities (WOMAC) Osteoarthritis Index. Secondary outcomes of interest included the balance error scoring system (BESS), t...

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