Hip Abductor Strengthening in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis
Hip abductor strengthening in patients diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis - a systematic review and meta-analysisBMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2022 01-Jun;():. 10.1186/s12891-022-05557-6
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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 ...