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Identification of Osteoarthritis with Multiple Joint Involvement in Elderly Institutionalized Patients Concomitant with...

2015-04

Identification of Osteoarthritis with Multiple Joint Involvement in Elderly Institutionalized Patients Concomitant with Psycho-Kinesiotherapeutic Intervention Strategies - A Preliminary Study

Claudia-Camelia Burcea, Mircea Ovidiu Lupușoru, Lucian Negreanu, Ileana Adela Văcăroiu, Silviu Pițuru, Andrei Niculae, Iulian Brezean, Ileana Peride, Luminița Georgescu, Gabriela Elena Lupușoru, Dumitru Ferechide

Related to the rehabilitation of patients with osteoarthritis, kinesiotherapy addresses the methods, procedures and methodology that will be used depending on the anatomic, functional and clinical stage of the disease and its location after setting treatment goals. Furthermore, priorities of the rehabilitation program are established considering both medical issues and also paramedical and social aspects [1].

The kinesiotherapeutic opera tional strategy in rehabilitating patients with osteoarthritis is planned according to the characteristic comorbidities of elderly patients [2]. Clinical trials highlight that cardiovascular mortality is reduced when sedentary individuals become moderately active [3,4].

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