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ACE Report #8128
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Knee OA: Significant decrease in proprioception error after three HA vs saline injections


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

The effect of viscosupplementation on neuromuscular control of the knee in patients with osteoarthritis

J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 2009;22(1):1-9.

Contributing Authors: D Diracoglu M Vural A Baskent F Dikici C Aksoy

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Synopsis

60 patients with bilateral knee osteoarthritis were randomized to receive intraarticular Hylan G-F 20 injection (HA group) or saline injection (placebo group), to determine the effect of hyaluronan injections in knee osteoarthritis on the primary outcome of proprioception, as well as secondary outcomes of muscle force, pain and function. Proprioception was evaluated through the average absolute an...

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