Hip strengthening reduces symptoms in patients with medial tibio-femoral OA
Hip strengthening reduces symptoms but not knee load in people with medial knee osteoarthritis and varus malalignment: a randomised controlled trialOsteoarthritis Cartilage. 2010 May;18(5):621-8. Epub 2010 Feb 6.
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89 patients (>50 yr) with medial tibio-femoral osteoarthritis (OA) and varus mal-alignment were randomized to either undergo a 12-week hip strengthening exercise program or no exercise, to determine the effectiveness of the strengthening program on pain and function. At the 13-week follow up, the hip strengthening did not provide any clinically significant improvement in knee adduction moment. How...
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