Rheumatology: Current Research

Rheumatology: Current Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-1149 (Printed)


Aleena Sumrin

Department of Centre for Applied Molecular Biology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

  • Research Article   
    Effects of KAM Adduction for Improvement of Knee Osteoarthritis
    Author(s): Muhammad Waseem Akhtar*, Muhammada Mahnoor, Quratulain Maqsood, Aleena Sumrin, Muhammad Mahmood Alam and Danish Hassan

    Background: A conservative management strategy for knee osteoarthritis can include exercise therapy. Exercise therapy is hypothesized to reduce knee adduction. The effects of exercise therapy on knee adduction, along with other physical parameters, were assessed in a systematic review in people with knee osteoarthritis. Methods: Searches performed on the following electronic databases: MEDLINE, Google Scholar, Cochrane Central, EMBASE, and OpenGrey. Study participants with knee osteoarthritis undergoing structured exercise therapy were randomized controlled trials. For every study, we conducted independent analyses to extract data and analyze the bias risks. We calculated the mean differences and 95% confidence intervals for each outcome. Findings: In three studies that involved 233 participants, there were no sign.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35841/2161-1149.22.12.297

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