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Stick Versus Quadricep Exercise for Knee Osteoarthritis

2014-08-27 03:17:50 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study aims to compare the efficacy between Boonme stick exercise and quadriceps strengthening exercise in knee osteoarthritis.Patients diagnosed as knee osteoarthritis using Altman criteria will be randomized into 2 groups using simple random technique. Patients will be instructed and trained for both quadriceps or Boonme stick exercise by one-trained physical therapist. All patients will be treated with behavioral modification, NSAIDs and analgesic drugs and regularly follow-up . Assessment included visual analogue scale, exercise compliance, WOMAC and patient satisfaction were done by an assessor in a blinded fashion.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Knee Osteoarthritis

Intervention

Boonme stick exercise

Location

Prince of Songkla University
Hat Yai
Songkhla
Thailand
90110

Status

Enrolling by invitation

Source

Prince of Songkla University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:50-0400

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