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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part F

A study on assessing the effectiveness of cold laser Therapy and exercise with short wave diathermy and exercise in patients with chronic osteoarthritis knee –A comparative study


Author(s): Archana P, Veena J and Shiva Kumar

Abstract: The study wants to assess the effectiveness of cold laser therapy and short wave diathermy and exercises individually and also compare and assess the effectiveness of both cold laser therapy and exercise and short wave diathermy and exercise in chronic osteoarthritis of knee. Group A was cold laser therapy and exercise and Group B was short wave diathermy and exercise. 60 subjects were selected 30 in each group respectively were randomly selected. 12 days sessions with 4 weeks intervention. Cold laser therapy for 7 minutes and SWD for 20 minutes. Patients were evaluated with VAS, ROM and WOMAC score on before the start of 1st Session, 6th Session and by end of 12th Session. Result: at the end of 12th session both the groups were effective but Group A was more effective compared to Group B.
Conclusion: Statistically Group A is more significant than Group B.


Pages: 327-331  |  657 Views  23 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Archana P, Veena J, Shiva Kumar. A study on assessing the effectiveness of cold laser Therapy and exercise with short wave diathermy and exercise in patients with chronic osteoarthritis knee –A comparative study. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2017;4(3):327-331.
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