Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 5 Issue 2, February 2016
Comparison of Pilates Exercises and Proprioceptive Exercises on Joint Position Sense in People with Knee Osteoarthritis
Kaur Rajinder | Kaur Harneet 
Abstract: PURPOSE Individuals with knee Osteoarthritis suffers from pain, joint stiffness, decreased muscle strength and proprioceptive deficits. Long term physical exercise improves Proprioception and neuromuscular control. Method 60 subjects with bilateral knee osteoarthritis were randomly divided into 2 groups. Subjects in group A performed pilates exercise and group B performed Proprioceptive exercise for 6 weeks. Knee joint proprioception, Pain and functional disability changes from the baseline were measured. Data was analysed by using paired and unpaired t-test, wilcoxon signed rank test and Mann whitney test. RESULTS There was significant improvement in knee proprioception, reduction in pain and functional disability in both groups (p
Keywords: Osteoarthritis, Pilates exercises, Knee joint position sense, Functional disability
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 2, February 2016,
Pages: 907 - 911
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Kaur Rajinder, Kaur Harneet, "Comparison of Pilates Exercises and Proprioceptive Exercises on Joint Position Sense in People with Knee Osteoarthritis", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 5 Issue 2, February 2016, pp. 907-911, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=NOV161263
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