Exercise for the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

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Exercise for the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

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Title: Exercise for the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis
Author: Martin, Sean N.; McGowan, Howard J.; Smith, Rita
Keywords: joint pain
joint function
Date: 2011-09-01
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: American Family Physician, 84(5) 2011: 1-2.
Abstract: Regular exercise reduces osteoarthritic knee pain and improves functioning. (Strength of Recommendation: A, based on systematic reviews.) Aerobic and strength-training exercises, including land- and water-based exercises, are effective for treating knee osteoarthritis. (Strength of Recommendation: A, based on a randomized controlled trial [RCT].)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/11916

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