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Effectiveness of the conservative physical therapy along with manual therapy management for the osteoarthritis knee pain in an old female | Abstract
Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy

Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7595

+44 7480022681

Abstract

Effectiveness of the conservative physical therapy along with manual therapy management for the osteoarthritis knee pain in an old female

Gaurav Mishra and Manjit Kumar

Background/Purpose: - Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is the most commonly diagnosed form of arthritis in older adult. The purpose of this case study is to describe a conservative physical therapy and manual therapy approach towards alleviation symptomatic knee OA pain and achievement of functional outcomes. Case description: The patient was 52 years old female with complain of anterio-medial knee pain with a complex medical history. The patient goal for physical therapy and some manual therapy approach were to return to functional activities such as walking greater than 60 minutes and climbing stair pain free. Outcome:- upon completion of physical therapy and manual therapy the patient demonstrated slight increase in both flexion range of motion that were within functional limits, improvement in knee strength and improvement in the six minute walk test(6 MWT). and independence completing in home exercise program (HEP). Discussion: - these cases reports have shown how conservative physical therapy and manual therapy treatment through the application of various interventions may be used to rehabilitate symptomatic arthritis knee pain in 52 years old female. This was demonstrated by improvement of active range motion (AROM), muscle strength and the 6MWT allowing with decreased reports of symptomatic knee pain

Published Date: 2021-03-13; Received Date: 2021-02-28

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