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
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
How to Cite this Article?
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/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20162194, Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2016, 1372 - 1374