Rectus Femoris Stretching in Knee Osteoarthritis Patients
Efficacy of rectus femoris stretching on pain, range of motion and spatiotemporal gait parameters in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomised controlled trialBMJ Open Sport Exerc Med. 2022 Dec 15;8(4): e001459.
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Sixty patients (>45 years) with knee osteoarthritis were randomized to receive rectus femoris stretching exercises in addition to a 4-week lower body stretching and strengthening exercise program (n=30) or the 4-week program alone (n=30). The outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), Western Ontario and McMaster Universities (WOMAC) osteoarthritis index, range of motion, a...
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