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Category: Volume 15, Issue 2, 2021
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Among musculoskeletal disorders knee Osteoarthritis (OA) is exceedingly prevailing articular disorder affecting people and it is a major cause of disability and socioeconomic burden. It is more common in women than men. Entities with knee OA must often undergo a variety of problems, such as pain and tenderness in joints, movement limitation, crepitus on movement, swelling, recurrent effusion, and local inflammation which ultimately leads to limitation in physical function, like lack of ability to perform Activities of Daily Living. The aim of present study seeks to assess the effect of conservative treatment in patients with knee

osteoarthritis pain. Results suggested that Twenty patients with knee Osteoarthritis received treatment protocols The outcome measure Ontario and McMaster Universities index and the visual analog scale were used for data

collection before and after treatment and the physical therapy were used include pulsed ultrasound for 5 minutes ,electromagnetic therapy for 17 minutes. and exercises like isometric  quadriceps, hip abduction, straight leg raising, weight, high knee extension and dorsiflexion, planter flexion) among 20 patients. In conclusion,

the physical therapy showed significant effect in reducing pain,  stiffness and decrease level of disability and increase range of motion and lower extremity strength and improve health status and functional activity.

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