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Explore therapeutic alliance between physiotherapists and patients with knee osteoarthritis during telephone consultations. Specifically, i) describe and compare physiotherapist and patient ratings; ii) determine if alliance changes over time, and; iii) evaluate if individual characteristics are associated with alliance.
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Name: Arthritis care & research
The aim of the present study was to explore the attitudes of individuals with knee osteoarthritis (OA) towards the role of physiotherapists in weight management in knee OA.
Patients with knee osteoarthritis often present with varus thrust and muscular co-contraction during gait. It is unclear if these adaptations are related. The objective was to examine the relationship...
Long duration walking, a commonly recommended treatment option for knee osteoarthritis (OA), may lead to increased knee joint loading.
To determine the natural history of flare-ups in knee osteoarthritis and their relation to physical exposures.
Crepitus is a common clinical feature of knee osteoarthritis. However, the importance of crepitus in the overall clinical presentation of individuals with knee osteoarthritis is unknown.
INTRODUCTION: The Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of joint disease, its features include joint space narrowing, osteophytes formation of the joint margins, motor deficit, reduc...
This study is to evaluate the efficacy of the Kreiger/Kunz method of Therapeutic Touch on function, pain perception and quality of life in persons with Osteoarthritis in the knee.
To determine the therapeutic dose range of valdecoxib by comparing the efficacy of three dosing regimens (5 mg, 10 mg and 20 mg once daily) with placebo for relief of the signs and symptom...
The treatment that patients with knee OA are offered varies largely. There is a need for more evidence-based individualized guidance to treatment choice for knee osteoarthritis. This study...
Clarify the determinants of the construction of a Therapeutic Alliance (AT) between paramedical staff (nurses and caregivers ) and adult patients in a functional unit of full-time general ...
Noninflammatory degenerative disease of the knee joint consisting of three large categories: conditions that block normal synchronous movement, conditions that produce abnormal pathways of motion, and conditions that cause stress concentration resulting in changes to articular cartilage. (Crenshaw, Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, 8th ed, p2019)
A therapeutic treatment typically involving INTRA-ARTICULAR INJECTIONS of HYALURONIC ACID and related compounds. The procedure is commonly used in the treatment of OSTEOARTHRITIS with the therapeutic goal to restore the viscoelasticity of SYNOVIAL FLUID, decrease pain, improve mobility and restore the natural protective functions of hyaluronan in the joint.
Therapeutic modalities frequently used in PHYSICAL THERAPY (SPECIALTY) by physical therapists or physiotherapists to promote, maintain, or restore the physical and physiological well-being of an individual.
An instrument used to assess the results of rehabilitation from knee injuries, especially those requiring ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION. It measures recovery of knee joint function based on ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING.
Injuries to the knee or the knee joint.
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A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...
Arthritis is by definition the inflammation of one or more joints, characterized by swelling, pain, warmth, redness and diminished range of joint movement (Oxford Medical Dictionary). There are many different types; Noninflammatory; Osteoarthritis, N...