Comparative study of the effectiveness between balancing exercises and strengthening exercises with common use of TENS to improve functional ability in Osteoarthritis involving knee joint

Pradip Ghosh, Debkumar Ray, Biplab Chatterjee, Sankhadeb Acharya, Sanchita Adhikary, Anindita De
2015 Medicine   unpublished
and purpose: People with knee Osteoarthritis (OA) sometimes report episodes of knee instability that limit their activities of daily living. Proprioception and balance are important aspects of osteoarthritis treatment because of their strong correlation with function in the knee. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of balancing exercises and strengthening exercises to improve functional ability in knee osteoarthritis patients and also it may be helpful to identify the use of
more » ... ntify the use of best treatment protocol for OA knee. Material and methods: Thirty OA knee patients randomly allocated into two groups and received either balancing exercises (Group A) or strengthening exercises (Group B). Both the groups received
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