A Telephone-based Physiotherapy Intervention for Patients with Osteoarthritis of the Knee

@inproceedings{Odole2013ATP,
  title={A Telephone-based Physiotherapy Intervention for Patients with Osteoarthritis of the Knee},
  author={Adesola C Odole and Oluwatobi D. Ojo},
  booktitle={International journal of telerehabilitation},
  year={2013}
}
This study assessed the effects of a 6-week telephone based intervention on the pain intensity and physical function of patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA), and compared the results to physiotherapy conducted in the clinic. Fifty randomly selected patients with knee OA were assigned to one of two treatment groups: a clinic group (CG) and a tele-physiotherapy group (TG). The CG received thrice-weekly physiotherapist administered osteoarthritis-specific exercises in the clinic for six weeks… CONTINUE READING
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