International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9096

+44 1300 500008

Muhammad Usman

Department of Physical Therapy, Bahria University Medical and Dental College, Karachi, Pakistan

  • Research Article   
    Effect of Resistance Training of Quadriceps Muscle in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Control Trial
    Author(s): Abida Arif*, Muhammad Arif Siddique, Ghousia Shahid, Rabia Khan and Muhammad Usman

    Objective: To determine the effects of resistance training in quadriceps muscle in patients with knee osteoarthritis attending tertiary care hospital, Karachi. Materials and methods: This was a single blinded randomized control trial study with probability simple random sampling technique. Sampling was done in physiotherapy department of Al-Khidmat Hospital Korangi, Karachi from May to December 2018. The required sample size was found to be 74 (37 in experimental group and 37 in control group). Inclusion criteria for patients was age >45 years, moderate degree pain, ability to walk 20 to 30 meters, subject without any walking aid and chronic osteoarthritis of knee diagnosed on radiograph. Variables were observed using the Numerical Rating Scale (NRS), Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis (WOMAC) index,.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-9096.21.8.570

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