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ACE Report #8852
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

OARSI 2016: Walking 6000 steps/day may improve pain and function in knee OA


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

A randomized controlled trial to investigate walking 6,000 steps per day on pain and function in knee osteoarthritis progression: the wallkout study

Contributing Authors: MS O'Hanlon Q Siddiqi SL Allen KL Edwards

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52 patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) were randomized to receive either a physical activity regimen of walking 6000 steps daily, or advised on the UK Department of Health physical activity guidelines. The purpose of this study was to determine whether physical activity through 6000 steps per day was effective in improving knee OA symptoms. The Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score, visu...

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