Orthopedic & Muscular System: Current Research

Orthopedic & Muscular System: Current Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0533


Aqsa Manzoor

Department of Physiotherapy, Al-Noor Hospital, Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan

  • Research Article   
    Role of Isometric Exercises in Reducing Fall Risk in Elderly Knee Osteoarthritis Patients and its Effects on Adl's
    Author(s): Rabia Rauf*, Aqsa Manzoor, Shafqat Ullah Jan, Asmara Yunus and Farrukh Shahzad

    Objectives: The objectives of this study were to find out the effects of isometric exercises in reducing fall risk in knee OA in the elderly population and also to find the effectiveness of exercises in improving the quality of life of patients suffering from osteoarthritis. Methodology: This study was conducted at Shafi Medical Complex Rawalpindi. The study design was a Randomized Controlled Trial with 2 groups. The sample size of 60 patients was taken with 30 patients in each experimental group and controlled group). The sampling technique was non-probability Convenience Sampling and the duration of the study was 06 months. This study was initiated after approval from the Advanced Study and Research Committee (ASRC) of Isra Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences, Isra University, Islamabad. The data was collected through the .. View More»

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