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Vol:279 Issue:1 Number:7 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14850
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Hip Abductor Strengthening in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis

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OrthoEvidence. Hip Abductor Strengthening in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis. ACE Report. 2000;279(1):7. Available from:

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

Hip abductor strengthening in patients diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis - a systematic review and meta-analysis

BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2022 01-Jun;():. 10.1186/s12891-022-05557-6

Contributing Authors:
DT Thomas S R AJ Prabhakar PV Dineshbhai C Eapen

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Three studies including 231 patients with knee osteoarthritis were included in the meta-analysis comparing hip abductor strengthening exercises to control (other physical therapy; no treatment). Pooled outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS) and Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) scores, with a follow-up range of 2 and 13 weeks. Pooled ...

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