A prospective comparative analysis of mobility in osteoarthritic knees - Does lifestyle have an influence?


SZABO G., LOVASZ G., KUSTOS T., Bener A.

JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-BRITISH VOLUME, no.8, pp.1167-1169, 2000 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Doi Number: 10.1302/0301-620x.82b8.10653
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-BRITISH VOLUME
  • Page Numbers: pp.1167-1169

Abstract

We have sought to clarify whether the traditional Arabic lifestyle prevents restriction of movement in patients with degenerative arthritis of the knee. The range of movement of 68 osteoarthritic knees of Arabic patients was compared with that of 51 healthy knees of Muslim patients and 83 osteoarthritic knees in non-Arabic patients,