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Vol:3 Issue:7 Number:72 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #6471
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Knee OA: Dietary support, knee exercise, or no treatment do not limit disease progression

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OrthoEvidence. Knee OA: Dietary support, knee exercise, or no treatment do not limit disease progression. ACE Report. 2014;3(7):72. Available from:

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

Structural changes in the knee during weight loss maintenance after a significant weight loss in obese patients with osteoarthritis: a report of secondary outcome analyses from a randomized controlled trial

Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2014 May;22(5):639-46

Contributing Authors: M Henriksen R Christensen DJ Hunter H Gudbergsen M Boesen LS Lohmander Bliddal

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192 obese patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who underwent a rigorous 16 week exercise program were randomized to receive dietary support, knee exercise, or no further treatment in order to investigate the effect of therapy on OA disease progression. Patients were monitored over 52 additional weeks using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The evidence presented in this study indicated that diet...

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