Assessing the comparative effectiveness of Tai Chi versus physical therapy for knee osteoarthritis: design and rationale for a randomized trial.

Wang, Chenchen.
Iversen, Maura D.
McAlindon, Timothy.
Harvey, William F.
Wong, John B.
Fielding, Roger A.
Driban, Jeffrey B.
Price, Lori Lyn.
Rones, Ramel.
Gamache, Tressa.
Schmid, Christopher H.
2014

Background: Knee osteoarthritis (OA) causes pain and long-term disability with annual healthcare costs exceeding $185 billion in the United States. Few medical remedies effectively influence the course of the disease. Finding effective treatments to maintain function and quality of life in patients with knee OA is one of the national prio... read more

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Wang, Chenchen, Maura D. Iversen, Timothy McAlindon, William F. Harvey, John B. Wong, Roger A. Fielding, Jeffrey B. Driban, Lori Lyn Price, Ramel Rones, Tressa Gamache, and Christopher H. Schmid. "Assessing the comparative effectiveness of Tai Chi versus physical therapy for knee osteoarthritis: design and rationale for a randomized trial." BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 14, no. 1 (12, 2014): 1-14.
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