Comparison of Outpatient and Inpatient Spa Therapy

A

Abant Izzet Baysal University

Status

Completed

Conditions

Osteoarthritis, Knee

Treatments

Other: Spa therapy and conventional physical therapy

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT04531969
Physical Med-2

Details and patient eligibility

About

In this study, we aimed to compare the effectiveness of inpatient and outpatient physical therapy modalities and spa combination treatments on pain and functional status in patients with knee osteoarthritis.

Full description

Osteoarthritis (OA) has an important place in musculoskeletal diseases and is the most common rheumatic joint disorder characterized by progressive cartilage degeneration. Osteoarthritis of the knee is the most common symptomatic osteoarthritis characterized by chronic knee pain, joint stiffness, limited daily activities, and decreased quality of life. In this study, it was aimed to compare the effects of inpatient and outpatient applications of HP, US, TENS, spa combination treatments on pain and functional status in patients with knee osteoarthritis.

Enrollment

74 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 80 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

Patients diagnosed with primary knee osteoarthritis

Exclusion criteria

  • Patients who have secondary knee osteoarthritis due to various diseases
  • Patients with pronounced pathology in the waist, hip and ankle joint, patients with active tumors
  • Patients with febrile infectious disease
  • Having had serious surgical operations in the last 6 months
  • Patients who have undergone and/or have been injected with intraarticular steroid and hyaluronic acid into the knee joint
  • Patients who have received balneotherapy and peloidotherapy in the last one year
  • Patients with decompensated organ failure, those with inflammatory disease, those with pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • People with neurological diseases such as epilepsy, inner ear hearing aids, pacemakers and other individuals with a small metallic implant

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

Single Blind

74 participants in 2 patient groups

Inpatient group
Active Comparator group
Description:
Spa therapy,HP application, deep heater application, and TENS.
Treatment:
Other: Spa therapy and conventional physical therapy
Outpatient group
Active Comparator group
Description:
Spa therapy,HP application, deep heater application, and TENS.
Treatment:
Other: Spa therapy and conventional physical therapy

Trial contacts and locations

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Central trial contact

Ramazan KURUL, Ph.D; Muhammed ÖGÜN, M.D.

Data sourced from clinicaltrials.gov

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