International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019

A Comparative Study of Perturbation and Proprioceptive Circuit Exercises in Knee Osteoarthritis Patients

Rutuja Deshpande | Dr. Saqib Syed [3] | Dr. Gaurav Bhatnagar [3] | Dr. Rafi Mohammed

Abstract: Introduction: Knee osteoarthritis commonly seen in India. The conventional physiotherapy treatment (electrical modalities and general strengthening exercises) for osteoarthritis and there have been various studies conducted in perturbation exercise and proprioceptive circuit exercise to improve the quality of life in knee osteoarthritis patient, but there appears to be no study to analyze the comparative effectiveness of these exercises. Hence, this study came into existence. Aim: To analyze the comparative effect of proprioceptive circuit exercise and perturbation exercise for improving the functional ability in knee osteoarthritis patients. Method: The demographic detail of the patients was taken and they were randomly divided into two groups i. e A and B. Hot pack, strengthening exercises of hip and knee followed by proprioceptive and perturbation exercises was given with respect to the group. Result: On the comparison between the mean value of group A and group B 52.96 and 48.42 respectively. The t-value was 3.8325 and p

Keywords: Knee Osteoarthritis, Perturbation exercises, Proprioceptive exercises, WOMAC

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019,

Pages: 770 - 774

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