Effect of Mechanical Traction and Therapeutic Exercises in Treatment of Primary Knee Osteoarthritis

SUMMARY Background. Knee osteoarthritis is a degenerative disorder causing pain and disability. It is distinguishable by cartilage degeneration and joint space loss. Therapeutic exercises are an established treatment option for knee osteoarthritis. Mechanical knee traction is a novel method that allows for transient unloading of the knee joint. Purpose. To compare between the effect of … Continued