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ACE Report #7386
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Two physiotherapy booster sessions doesn’t improve adherence to exercise in knee OA


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

Effects of Two Physiotherapy Booster Sessions on Outcomes With Home Exercise in People With Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Nov;66(11):1680-7.

Contributing Authors: KL Bennell M Kyriakides PW Hodges RS Hinman

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Synopsis

78 patients with medial knee osteoarthritis (OA) who had completed a 12-week physiotherapist-supervised exercise trial were randomized to either receive two 30-minute physiotherapy booster sessions or no sessions for the consecutive 24 weeks, with all patients instructed to continue home exercises 4 times weekly. This study aimed to determine if two additional appointments of physiotherapy would i...

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