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Choudhary N, Kishor A. Effectiveness of Modified Agility and Perturbation Training in Patients with Osteoarthritis Knee: A Case Control Study. IRJ. 2013; 11 (1) :94-96
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1- Department of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Jaipur, India.
2- Pushpanjali Crosslay Hospital, Ghaziabad, Delhi, India.
Abstract:   (2066 Views)

Objectives: To check and compare the effectiveness of modified agility and perturbation training over conventional physical therapy in patients with knee osteoarthritis.

Methods: Subjects were screened on the basis of inclusion and exclusion criteria and a total of 50 subjects were recruited for the study. They were randomly divided into Group A and group B with n=25 each.

Results: Group receiving conventional knee exercises with modified agility and perturbation training showed statistically significant results.

Discussion: It was found that supplementing rehabilitation programs for people with knee OA with a modified agility and perturbation training program assist them in returning to higher levels of physical activity with less pain and instability following rehabilitation.

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Type of Study: Case Reports |
Received: 2012/12/18 | Accepted: 2013/11/24 | Published: 2013/04/1

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