Curr Health Sci J, vol. 45, no. 2, 2019

Importance of Rehabilitation in Primary Knee Osteoarthritis

[Original Paper]

M.R. TRAISTARU(1), D.O. ALEXANDRU(2), D. KAMAL(3), O.C. ROGOVEANU(1), K.C. KAMAL(4), M. RADU(4)


(1)Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania,
(2) 2Department of Medical Informatics and Biostatistics, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania,
(3)Elga Clinic & University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania,
(4) Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania


Abstract:

In our observational study, we aim to highlight the role of rehabilitation program in the control and maintaining of the clinical and functional status of people with primary knee osteoarthritis and co-morbidities. We established that the complete rehabilitation program (diet, symptomatic medication and herbal products, electrotherapy measures and kinetic exercises) will give the optimal healthcare for this type of patients


Keywords:
Primary knee osteoarthritis, co-morbidities, rehabilitation program



Corresponding:
Kamal Kamal Constantin, Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania, 2-4 Petru Rares Str. 200349, Craiova, Romania, e-mail: kamalconstantin@gmail.com


DOI 10.12865/CHSJ.45.02.04 - Download PDF