Curative Effects on Knee Osteoarthritis by Exercise Training Combined with Physical Therapy
Available Online June 2015.
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- Knee Osteoarthritis, Exercise Training, Physical Therapy
- The prevalence of knee osteoarthritis in the elderly in our country as much as 49%, the main clinical manifestations of knee pain, stiffness, limited mobility and other dysfunction. Cause of many chronic fatigue and age-related degenerative changes in the knee joint, with its repeated attacks lead to the formation of osteophytes knee osteoarthritis. The current treatment of many KOA, including brake rest, medication, physical therapy, bracing, or even arthroplasty and so on. Medication side effects often, surgery trauma, however, although conservative rehabilitation trauma and side effects and there is a certain effect, but not satisfied, so we explore methods of exercise training in combination with other treatments KOA common treatment in order to obtain better results. Principle of Training treatment is: articular cartilage compression and relaxation exercises to make joint activities to strengthen the local blood circulation, promote the resolution of inflammation, relieve pain; movement also stimulates the growth of cartilage cells thus promoting bone repair, thus improving joint function; exercise training can increase bone stress that increases bone density and prevent osteoporosis, prevention of the occurrence KOA from the nature of the reasons.
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TY - CONF AU - Xiaowei You PY - 2015/06 DA - 2015/06 TI - Curative Effects on Knee Osteoarthritis by Exercise Training Combined with Physical Therapy BT - Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Education, Management and Computing Technology PB - Atlantis Press SP - 65 EP - 68 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icemct-15.2015.16 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icemct-15.2015.16 ID - You2015/06 ER -