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Simple Home-Based Exercise for Knee Osteoarthritis

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00687726
First Posted: June 2, 2008
Last Update Posted: June 2, 2008
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Information provided by:
Srinakharinwirot University
  Purpose
  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 Intervention
Osteoarthritis, Knee Behavioral: Standing balance exercise Behavioral: Isometric knee extension exercise

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: 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.

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Further study details as provided by Srinakharinwirot University:

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

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

Enrollment: 48
Study Start Date: May 2006
Study Completion Date: February 2008
Primary Completion Date: August 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
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

  Eligibility

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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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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00687726


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 Submitted: May 28, 2008
First Posted: June 2, 2008
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