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Volume:84 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #13868
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Efficacy of Combining Oral Glucosamine Sulfate with High Power Laser Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis


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OrthoEvidence. Efficacy of Combining Oral Glucosamine Sulfate with High Power Laser Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis. ACE Report. 2021;84(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13868

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

The synergic use of the High Power Laser Therapy and Glucosamine sulfate in Knee osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Acta Biomed. 2021 Jul 1;92(3): e2021237.

Contributing Authors: A Ammendolia N Marotta C Marinaro A Demeco P Mondardini C Costantino

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Synopsis

Ninety patients with knee osteoarthritis were randomized to receive 12 sessions of high power laser therapy with either the addition of 2 months of oral glucosamine sulfate (n=45) or no additional treatment (n=45). The outcomes of interest were Visual Analog Scale (VAS) pain scores during activities of daily living, during the standardized stair climbing task, during the patellar grind evaluation ...

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