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A study to assess the effectiveness of isometric exercise on reducing the knee pain among osteoarthritis patients in orthopedic ward in sree balaji medical college and hospital, Chennai.

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Abstract

Pain is a feeling that is triggered by harmful stimuli. Osteoarthritis is a highly common ailment that is sometimes referred to as "wear and tear" of the body's joints when pain is present. The knees, hips, hands, and spine are mostly affected joints as per the data. The cause is employment impairment now males over 50 in the United States, after ischemic heart disease, and it lead to more hospitalizations each year than rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The goal of this study was to see how much knee discomfort patients with osteoarthritis had before they did isometric exercise. The goal of this study was to see how much pain patients with osteoarthritis experienced after doing isometric exercises. To see how isometric exercise affected the level of knee soreness before the exam. to see if there's a link between knee pain severity and various demographic characteristics A pre-experimental one-group pretest and post-test research design was adopted in this investigation. The qualitative research took place in the orthopaedic ward of Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital in Chennai. A non-probability purposive sampling strategy was Chosen to select 60 osteoarthritis patients. The majority of the 3o samples have severe joint ache, according to preliminary findings. 15 (50) and 10 (33) percent of experienced severe ligament ache, respectively, while 5 (17) percent had slight discomfort as well as nobody had not at all ache. Previous testing revealed that the majority of the 30 samples were pain-free, with 8 (27%) and 18 (60%) having minor knee discomfort, 4 (13) percent having adequate ache, and nobody having excessive discomfort. paired 't' value calculated was 20.3, suggesting that the difference between the pre- and post-test was statistically significant at P0.001. Conclusion: In the orthopaedic ward of the Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital in Chennai, isometric exercise improves knee ache in osteoarthritis patients.

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R. Ramani, V. Hemavathy. A study to assess the effectiveness of isometric exercise on reducing the knee pain among osteoarthritis patients in orthopedic ward in sree balaji medical college and hospital, Chennai. Cardiometry; Issue 22; May 2022; p.504-507; DOI: 10.18137/cardiometry.2022.22.504507; Available from: https://www.cardiometry.net/issues/no22-may-2022/study_assess_effectiveness

Ключевые слова

Effectiveness,  Pain,  Isometric exercise,  Osteoarthritis,  Arthritis (RA)
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