Exercise can improve dynamic balance in knee OA patients

A 6-week exercise programme improved the dynamic balance in patients with knee OA!

Dynamic balance describes the ability to maintain a stable base support while performing another movement. Studies revealed that patients with osteoarthritis (OA) lack this dynamic balance ability. Furthermore, a dynamic balance inability increases the risk of falling. Thus, although dynamic balance seems to play an important role in knee OA rehabilitation, it remains understudied, and studies investigating whether an exercise intervention alters dynamic balance in knee OA are lacking.


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