Comparative Studies | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019
Effect of Osteoarthritis of Knee Rehabilitation on Pain & Function on Quality of Life
Dr. Alpa Purohit, Dr. Sweety Shah
Title: Effect of Osteoarthritis of Knee Rehabilitation on pain &function on Quality of life
Purpose: Patients with knee osteoarthritis tend to increase their physical limitations, pain and functional restriction with disease progression. Thus, these individuals suffer from progressive increased impact on their activities of daily living, which leads to losses in labor relations, leisure, social life, and sleeping quality, leading also to important decrease in their quality of life.(5,6) So the need arise to measure important aspects of patients' mental, social and emotional health. Health-related quality of life is encompasses emotional, physical, social, and subjective feelings of well-being that reflect an individual's subjective evaluation and reaction to his/her illness. So purpose of the study was to see the effect of osteoarthritis of knee rehabilitation on pain &function on quality of life.
Most patients with OA are assessed and treated within primary care settings. We can create the awareness in the different aspect of life and specify the way of treatment.
30 subjects(15 in each group) were assessed as per the criteria.
Group A - rehabilitation -Conventional physiotherapy was given in the physiotherapy clinic for 4 wks.
Group B -Non rehabilitation(advice)
Sf-36 and WOMAC -Outcome measures were evaluated.
Analysis: pre and post data was analyzed by wilcoxon signed ranks test and between group analysis by mann whitney test.
Result: There was a significant difference in Pain and Function in Non-rehabilitation group womac score where p
Keywords: Osteoarthritis knee QOL, Pain, PCS physical componenet summary, MCS Mental componenet summary
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019
Pages: 682 - 685
How to Cite this Article?
Dr. Alpa Purohit, Dr. Sweety Shah, "Effect of Osteoarthritis of Knee Rehabilitation on Pain & Function on Quality of Life", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20201136, Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019, 682 - 685