• High-intensity vs. low-intensity strength training fails to reduce OA knee pain

    One year ago - By Healio

    High-intensity strength training failed to significantly reduce knee pain, or knee joint compressive forces, at 18 months when compared to low-intensity regimens or attention control in patients with osteoarthritis, according to data.
    “Both high- and low-intensity strength training significantly increase strength in an older osteoarthritic population,” Stephen P. Messier, PhD, of Wake Forest University, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, told Healio Rheumatology. “However, the increase in muscle strength did not translate into significantly better thigh muscle volume. Hence,
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