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Researches in Arthritis & Bone Study

Role and Importance of Therapeutic Management for Knee Osteoarthrosis

Submission: October 03, 2018; Published: October 05, 2018

Volume1 Issue3
October 2018

Abstract

Osteoarthrosis (OA) is a degenerative, non-inflammatory, a common cause of disability in elder age and can affect multiple joints. OA is characterized by progressive loss and degeneration of articular cartilage, sclerosis of the sub-chondral bone, and formation of osteophytes [1]. These changes often lead to pain, loss of mobility and muscle function, restriction in activities of daily living, and decreased quality of life [2]. Osteoarthrosis is the most common condition affecting synovial joints. Osteoarthrosis or degenerative joint disease is the orthopaedic condition most frequently seen in clinical practice [3]. Patients with knee OA are managed in primary care, and they represent a large group seen by physical therapists. Osteoarthrosis (OA) of the knee is the most common joint disorder, with its prevalence increases with age. Current physical therapy managements for knee OA are aiming to reduce pain and improve functional performance. The effectiveness of modalities and therapeutic exercises has been reported [4].

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