• Improved quadricep strength linked to better function in women with OA

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Modest improvements in quadricep strength are associated with better performance in chair-stand tests among women - but not men - who are at risk for knee osteoarthritis or already have the disease, according to recent findings in Arthritis Care & Research.
    “Quadriceps weakness is associated with functional limitations and is a target in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis ,” Kathryn L. Bacon, PhD, of Boston University, and colleagues wrote. “However, there are limited longitudinal data on the effect of modest increases in strength on improvements in
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