We use cookies! Read Confidentiality, Terms & Conditions!. Close (auto)
www.pansportmedical.ro
EFSMA european federation of sports medicine associations
www.medicinasportiva.ro
Newsletter Medicina Sportiva
Romanian Society for Sports Medicine


Home       • Contact        • Sport Medicine Journal      • International Events Calendar     • Information
 


"Sport Medicine Journal" No.39 - 2014
ARTICLE – abstract


Rehabilitation of knee mobility using hydrokinesitherapy in patients with gonarthrosis

Burcea Claudia Camelia1, Georgescu Luminiţa2, Armean Petru1, Burlibașa Mihai1
1”Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Bucharest, Romania
2Department of Natural Sciences, University of Piteşti, Romania


Abstract

Knee joint arthrosis is the most frequent type of rheumatic injury; the symptoms are: pain, articular stiffness and functional deterioration. Hydrokinesitherapy represents the carry out of kinesitherapy under specific conditions determined by the fact that subjects are in immersion in water. Application of hydrokinesitherapy methods depending on diagnosis, needs and limits of the patient with gonarthrosis by developing individual and group programs will lead to the significant increase in the quality and effectiveness of the recovery process. Thus, the purpose of this study was to introduce to the recovery plan the hydrokinesitherapeutic means that would lead to gaining stability, flexibility and mobility of knee arthrosis. The methodological approach of the study consisted of two equal batches - experimental and control-made up of 6 patients each aged between 44-58 years. Differentiation between the two batches - experimental and control - was made through the therapy program applied. The control batch underwent a usual kinetic program, while the experimental batch underwent a kinetic program in aquatic environment as well.
The results obtained proved that the application of hydrokinesitherapy procedures, based on diagnosis, needs and limits of the patient with arthrosis, correlated with tests for assessment of quality and effectiveness of the recovery process shows an increase in the quality of functional recovery of the knee.

Key words:

hydrokinesitherapy, knee joint arthrosis, recovery of knee mobility

Full article:

Rehabilitation of knee mobility using hydrokinesitherapy in patients with gonarthrosis
 
Copyright

The publication, reproduction, modification, display or transmission of materials (including the banner / the logo) contained in the www.medicinasportiva.ro website is allowed solely with the MedicinaSportiva.Ro’s approval.

The User is allowed to copy the material solely for his own personal use, excluding any use for advertising, commercial purposes, etc. This website’s information is at the User’s disposal for documentation and acquisition of knowledge, not for commercializing it.

Permanent link: Users can include one or several links to this page


top
Web creator - Gabriel Panait M.D. Information belongs to S.Ro.M.S -  contact person Mirela Vasilescu M.D.


S.Ro.M.S 's web section is freely created and hosted on   www.medicinasportiva.ro  -  according to Terms & Conditions



www.medicinasportiva.ro
Online since
March, 23 2006
Google
www  www.medicinasportiva.ro
www.medicinasportiva.ro

Website Statistics
Copyright© MedicinaSportiva.Ro & Partners. All rights reserved.