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Case Studies | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2016


Case Study of Four Year Follow Up on Bilateral Osteoarthritis Knee of a Geriatric Subject Treated with Regular Physiotherapy

Dr. S. S. Subramanian


Abstract: A geriatric subject with bilateral osteoarthritis with strengthening of hip, knee, core muscles and weight reduction following regular physiotherapeutic means, home exercises and walking exhibited an improved womac score from 48 % to 20 % both knee joints and an enhanced quality of life as well postponed the necessity of undergoing total knee arthroplasty.


Keywords: OA Osteoarthrosis, TKA Total Knee Arthroplasty, AOA Australian Orthopaedic Association, BMI Body Mass Index, WC Waist Circumference, Womac Score Subject Rating Scale on 10 Functional Activities on a 5 Point Scale, ROM Range of Motion of Joint


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2016,


Pages: 1372 - 1374


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Dr. S. S. Subramanian, "Case Study of Four Year Follow Up on Bilateral Osteoarthritis Knee of a Geriatric Subject Treated with Regular Physiotherapy", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20162194, Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2016, 1372 - 1374

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