Efficacy of patient education and supervised exercise vs patient education alone in patients with hip osteoarthritis: a single blind randomized clinical trial.

@article{Fernandes2010EfficacyOP,
  title={Efficacy of patient education and supervised exercise vs patient education alone in patients with hip osteoarthritis: a single blind randomized clinical trial.},
  author={Linda Fernandes and Kjersti Storheim and Leiv Sandvik and Lars Nordsletten and May Arna Risberg},
  journal={Osteoarthritis and cartilage},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 10},
  pages={1237-43}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of patient education and supervised exercise with that of patient education alone for the management of pain in patients with hip osteoarthritis (OA). DESIGN Single blind randomized clinical trial. SETTING Recruitment of patients from hospitals, primary health care and advertisement, Oslo, Norway. PARTICIPANTS 109 patients with radiographic and symptomatic hip OA with mild to moderate symptoms. INTERVENTIONS Patient education (PE). Patient education and… CONTINUE READING