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ACE Report #10819
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Decreased pain and increased function with kinesiotaping versus control for knee osteoarthritis

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Kinesio taping improves pain and function in patients with knee osteoarthritis: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Int J Surg. 2018 Nov;59:27-35. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2018.09.015. Epub 2018 Sep 28

Contributing Authors: C Guo R Chen Z Lu X Li

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5 randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis which sought to compare effects between kinesiotaping intervention and sham taping in treatment of knee osteoarthritis. Pooled measures included pain at rest, pain on movement, the western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC), knee range of motion, and quadriceps strength. Results demonstrated low quality ...

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