Pain, fear of falling and stair climbing ability in patients with knee osteoarthritis before and after knee replacement: 6 month follow-up study.

@article{Unver2014PainFO,
  title={Pain, fear of falling and stair climbing ability in patients with knee osteoarthritis before and after knee replacement: 6 month follow-up study.},
  author={Bayram Unver and {\"O}zge Ertekin and Vasfi Karatosun},
  journal={Journal of back and musculoskeletal rehabilitation},
  year={2014},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={77-84}
}
OBJECTIVES (1) to evaluate the change in time of pain, stair climbing ability and fear of falling (FOF), (2) to determine the association between pain, stair climbing ability and FOF for patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) following the knee replacement over the course of six months, (3) and to compare the results with healthy controls in terms of stair climbing ability and FOF. METHODS Fifteen female healthy controls and 21 female consecutive subjects who were scheduled to undergo primary… CONTINUE READING

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