Kaatsu training to enhance physical function of older adults with knee osteoarthritis: Design of a randomized controlled trial.

As the U.S. population ages, efficacious interventions are needed to manage pain and maintain physical function among older adults with osteoarthritis (OA). Skeletal muscle weakness is a primary contributory factor to pain and functional decline among persons with OA, thus interventions are needed that improve muscle strength. High-load resistance exercise… (More)