Effect of joint traction on functional improvement and quality of life in patients with severe knee osteoarthritis

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Sedigheh Sadat Naeimee; Abbas Rahimi; Mehdi Rezaee; Alireza Akbarzadeh Baghban; Khosro Khademi Kalantari; ُSomayeh Mahmoudi Aghdam;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
  • Journal: Ṭibb-i Tavānbakhshī (issn: 2251-8401, eissn: 2252-0414)
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  • Subject: knee | R | RM1-950 | Therapeutics. Pharmacology | osteoarthritis | traction | Medicine | quality of life
    mesheuropmc: musculoskeletal diseases

Background and aim: Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most prevalent joint disease in adults around the world and its incidence rises with age. Patients with severe knee osteoarthritis often complain of pain and severe functional disability. Most of conservative treatments use... View more
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