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Stronger Evidence is Needed to Determine if Exercise is Effective in Improving Hand Function in Women ≥ 50 Years of Age with Hand Osteoarthritis
CLINICAL QUESTION: Is exercise effective in improving hand function in women 50 years of age and older with hand OA? CLINICAL BOTTOM LINE: The value of exercise in improving hand function in women ≥ 50 years of age ...
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 ...
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 ...
Hip and knee frontal plane biomechanics in people with medial compartment knee osteoarthritis
Objectives: To investigate differences between hip abductor muscle strength, hip and knee adduction moments and knee joint alignment in people with moderate/severe and mild medial compartment knee osteoarthritis (OA), and ...
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 ...
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 ...