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Functional and physiological measures in individuals with hip osteoarthritis
Background: Osteoarthritis of the hip joint causes difficulties to the elderly because it impacts their ability to conduct their normal activities of daily living, such as walking, cooking, bathing, dressing, using the ...
The effect of obesity in self-reported disability, knee pain and isokinetic quadriceps strength in knee osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is one of the most common musculoskeletal conditions resulting in disability. The incidence of knee OA increases with age and will likely increase further as the population becomes more obese ...
Assessment of Knee Pain in Obese and Non-Obese Individuals Diagnosed with Osteoarthritis of the Knee Before and After Performance-Based Tests: A Pilot Study
Objective: 1) To examine whether self-reported pain, measured with the Western Ontario McMaster University Osteoarthritis Index pain subscale and Visual Analog Scale, of individuals diagnosed with knee Osteoarthritis would ...
Functional and Physiological Determinants of Perceived Disability in Individuals Diagnosed with Osteoarthritis of the Hip
Objectives: The main objective of this pilot study was to investigate which standardized functional and physiological test best predicted perceived disability in a single group of 21 individuals diagnosed with osteoarthritis ...
Changes in Self-Reported Disability after Performance-Based Tests in Obese and Non-Obese Individuals Diagnosed with Osteoarthritis of the Knee.
PURPOSE: The purposes of this study are three-fold: (1) To examine whether the WOMAC questionnaire should be obtained before or after performance-based tests. (2) To assess whether self-reported disability scores before ...
Changes in Knee Pain, Perceived Need for Surgery, Physical Function and Quality of Life after Dietary Weight Loss in Obese Women Diagnosed with Knee Osteoarthritis
Purpose: The objective of this study was two-fold: 1) to investigate whether weight loss is associated with a reduction in perceived need for Total Knee Replacement (TKR) surgery due to decrease in knee pain and improvement ...