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Case Study of Four Year Follow Up on Bilateral Osteoarthritis Knee of a Geriatric Subject Treated with Regular Physiotherapy

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.5, No. 10)

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Page : 1372-1374

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;

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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.

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