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Simple Home-Based Exercise for Knee Osteoarthritis

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00687726
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 2, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 2, 2008
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
  1. Simple home-based standing balance training and isometric knee extension exercise for 4 weeks would improve functional ability and knee muscle strength of patients with knee osteoarthritis.
  2. The outcome of standing balance training is different from isometric knee extension exercise.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Osteoarthritis, Knee Behavioral: Standing balance exercise Behavioral: Isometric knee extension exercise

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 48 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Relationship of Knee Joint Osteoarthritis to Balance and Walking Ability.
Study Start Date : May 2006
Primary Completion Date : August 2007
Study Completion Date : February 2008

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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: G1
Standing balance and mini squat training
Behavioral: Standing balance exercise
Standing balance and mini squat exercise performed 30 times/day/side, 5 days/week, for 4 weeks.
Active Comparator: G2
Isometric knee extension exercise
Behavioral: Isometric knee extension exercise
Isometric knee extension exercise performed 10 repetitions/set, 3 sets/day, 5 days/week for 4 weeks


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Knee osteoarthritis outcome scores (KOOS) [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Knee muscle peak torque [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
  2. Aggregate functional performance time [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical criteria for knee osteoarthritis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • cardiovascular disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • osteoporosis
  • inability to walk for 15 meters
  • intra-articular injections
Contacts and Locations

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Locations
Thailand
Faculty of Health Science, Srinakharinwirot University
Ongkharak, Nakhonnayok, Thailand, 26120
Sponsors and Collaborators
Srinakharinwirot University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Kanda Chaipinyo, PT,PhD. Srinakharinwirot University
More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Kanda Chaipinyo, Faculty of Health Science, Srinakharinwirot University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00687726     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 056/2547
First Posted: June 2, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 2, 2008
Last Verified: May 2008

Keywords provided by Srinakharinwirot University:
osteoarthritis
knee
exercise
balance

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis, Knee
Arthritis
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases