International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064

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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 [2]

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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