International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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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 [12]

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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