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Here’s why knee osteoarthritis leads to other pains(Twitter/sydIBJR)

Here’s why knee osteoarthritis leads to functional limitations and even disability in patients

Boston [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 02:52 PM IST
Study reveals why pain experienced in patients with knee osteoarthritis changes over time and causes substantial pain, functional limitations, and disability in patients.
The study was published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.(Unsplash)
The study was published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.(Unsplash)

Just an hour of weekly walking works wonders

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2019 02:21 PM IST
The study found an hour of weekly moderate-to-vigorous physical activity allowed older adults to maintain their ability to perform daily tasks like getting dressed or cross a street before a traffic light walk signal changed.
Knee joint loading exercise like running does no harm to articular cartilage in participants at increased risk of, or with, knee osteoarthritis.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Knee joint loading exercise like running does no harm to articular cartilage in participants at increased risk of, or with, knee osteoarthritis.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Bad running form responsible for knee pains, not running itself

PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2018 06:32 PM IST
You keep the basics right and the rest will follow. Running will soon become therapeutic for even painful knees and possibly get you rid of your long-term knee pains
The results came from a secondary analysis of diet-only and diet plus exercise groups in the Intensive Diet and Exercise for Arthritis (IDEA) randomised controlled trial.(Shutterstock)
The results came from a secondary analysis of diet-only and diet plus exercise groups in the Intensive Diet and Exercise for Arthritis (IDEA) randomised controlled trial.(Shutterstock)

This is how you can reduce pain if you have knee osteoarthritis

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2018 01:34 PM IST
Investigators latest findings suggested that a 20% or more weight loss has the added benefit of continued improvement in physical health-related quality of life along with an additional 25% reduction in pain and improvement in function.
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