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The effect of instruction in analgesic use compared with neuromuscular exercise on knee-joint load in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized, single-blind, controlled trial.

Authors
  • Holsgaard-Larsen, A1
  • Clausen, B2
  • Søndergaard, J3
  • Christensen, R4
  • Andriacchi, T P5
  • Roos, E M2
  • 1 Orthopaedic Research Unit, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark; Department of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark. Electronic address: [email protected] , (Denmark)
  • 2 Research Unit for Musculoskeletal Function and Physiotherapy, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark. , (Denmark)
  • 3 Research Unit for General Practice, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark. , (Denmark)
  • 4 Musculoskeletal Statistics Unit, The Parker Institute, Bispebjerg & Frederiksberg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark. , (Denmark)
  • 5 Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA; VA Joint Preservation Center, Palo Alto, CA, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2017
Volume
25
Issue
4
Pages
470–480
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.joca.2016.10.022
PMID: 27836677
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

We found no difference in the primary outcome; knee joint load change during walking from a NEMEX program vs information on the recommended use of analgesics and anti-inflammatory drugs. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01638962 (July 3, 2012). Ethical Committee: S-20110153.

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