Contribution of knee adduction moment impulse to pain and disability in Japanese women with medial knee osteoarthritis.

@article{Kito2010ContributionOK,
  title={Contribution of knee adduction moment impulse to pain and disability in Japanese women with medial knee osteoarthritis.},
  author={Nobuhiro Kito and Koichi Shinkoda and Takahiro Yamasaki and Naohiko Kanemura and Masaya Anan and Natsuko Okanishi and Junya Ozawa and Hideki Moriyama},
  journal={Clinical biomechanics},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 9},
  pages={914-9}
}
BACKGROUND An increase in the knee adduction moment is one of the risk factors of medial knee osteoarthritis. This study examined the relationship between knee adduction moment and self-reported pain and disability. We also investigated the influence of pain on the relationships between knee adduction moment and gait performance and disability. METHODS Thirty-eight Japanese women with medial knee osteoarthritis participated in this study (66.37 years (41-79 years)). Gait analysis involved the… CONTINUE READING

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