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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2019, Volume : 12, Issue : 3
First page : ( 995) Last page : ( 998)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2019.00164.1

Efficacy of Proprioception Training for Tibiofemoral Arthritis in relation with Pain and Functional Disability

Kamalakannan M1,*, Karthik2

1Assistant Professor, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Chennai, India

2Student, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Chennai, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: kamal1712@gmail.com

Online published on 18 May, 2019.


The aim of the present study is to evaluate the effects of proprioception training in reducing the pain and to improve the activity of daily living for subjects with tibiofemoral arthritis. Individuals with knee pain were selected based on inclusion and exclusion criteria. Detailed procedure were explained in patient's words, informed consent were obtained from all the participants. Procedure were clearly explained to the patient by providing information sheet and informed consent were obtained from all the participants prior to the initiation of procedure. Pre and post test with Numerical pain rating scale and Western Ontario MCMaster universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC). The collected data was tabulated and analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. From the result, it was concluded that Proprioception training with interferential therapy (Group-A) is more effective than (Group-B) in decreasing pain and improving activity of daily living.



Knee Osteoarthritis, Physiotherapy, Proprioception Training, wobbleboard, Minitrampoline exercise.


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