Manejo de la terapia física de la osteoartritis de rodilla en el deportista de mediana edad

Physical therapy management of knee osteoarthritis in the middle-aged athlete
Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy Review    Share
Osteoarthritis is prevalent in today’s population, including the athletic and recreationally active «middle-aged» population. OA is a degenerative condition of the articular/hyaline cartilage of synovial joints and commonly affects the knee joint. In general, athletic participation does not specifically influence a higher incidence of knee OA in this population; however, traumatic injury to the knee joint poses a definitive risk in developing early-onset OA. The purpose of this article is to review evidence-based nonpharmacological interventions for the conservative management of knee OA. Manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, patient education and weight management are strongly supported in the literature for conservative treatment of knee OA. (This is an abstract. To view full article, you will need to log in.) More

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