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Volume:2 Issue:4 Number:93 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #401
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Both strength and proprioceptive training improve knee function in patients with OA


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OrthoEvidence. Both strength and proprioceptive training improve knee function in patients with OA. ACE Report. 2013;2(4):93. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/401

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

Efficacy of 2 Non-Weight-Bearing Interventions, Proprioception Training Versus Strength Training, for Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Clinical Trial

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2009 Jun;39(6):450-7.

Contributing Authors: DH Lin CH Lin YF Lin MH Jan

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Synopsis

108 patients suffering from osteoarthritis of the knee were randomized to receive one of two non-weight bearing exercise programs. One program trained proprioceptive tasks, while the other focused on quadriceps strength. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of these training modalities on WOMAC-pain and function scores, as well as assess the walking speed. The results indicated tha...

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