Effect of a short message service (SMS) intervention on adherence to a physiotherapist-prescribed home exercise program for people with knee osteoarthritis and obesity: protocol for the ADHERE randomised controlled trial

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a highly prevalent condition. People with knee OA often have other co-morbidities such as obesity. Exercise is advocated in all clinical guidelines for the management of knee OA. It...
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

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Conditions:   Osteoarthritis;   Overweight and Obesity Intervention:   Other: Online training program in weight management for osteoarthritis Sponsors:   University of Melbourne;   National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
CONCLUSION: In a large cross-sectional analysis of knee OA patients scheduled for TKA, 40% of individuals reported having not received core recommended non-surgical treatments. Older individuals, men and those with less education had lower odds of having used recommended non-surgical OA treatments. PMID: 31732554 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: J Rheumatol - Category: Rheumatology Authors: Tags: J Rheumatol Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to assess the effectiveness of this model in primary care. Methods and findingsWe conducted a cluster-randomised controlled trial with stepped-wedge cohort design in 6 Norwegian municipalities (clusters) between January 2015 and October 2017. The randomised order was concealed to the clusters until the time of crossover from the control to the intervention phase. The intervention was implementation of the SAMBA model, facilitated by interactive workshops for general practitioners and physiotherapists with an update on OA treatment recommendations. Patients in the intervention group attended ...
Source: PLoS Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Obesity may influence postoperative rehabilitation outcomes after total knee replacement (TKR). The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of body mass index (BMI) on the progression of inpatient rehabilitation using continuous passive motion (CPM) and its treatment outcomes.Participants and setting A retrospective study was conducted in a rehabilitation centre. In total, 354 patients undergoing primary TKR were enrolled through medical chart review.
Source: Physiotherapy - Category: Physiotherapy Authors: Source Type: research
This article provides the rationale and methodology for THE LO study (Train High, Eat Low for Osteoarthritis), which is a randomized controlled trial that is investigating the effects of a unique, targeted lifestyle intervention in overweight/obese adults with symptomatic medial knee OA. Research question Compared to a control group given only lifestyle advice, do the effects of the following interventions result in significant reductions in the knee adduction moment: (1) gait retraining; and (2) combined intervention (which involves a combination of three interventions: (a) gait retraining, (b) high-intensity progressive...
Source: Journal of Physiotherapy - Category: Physiotherapy Source Type: research
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