Comparison of the symptomatic and chondroprotective effects of glucosamine sulphate and exercise treatments in patients with knee osteoarthritis


ARMAĞAN O., Yilmazer S., ÇALIŞIR C., ÖZGEN M., Tascioglu F., Oner S., ...More

JOURNAL OF BACK AND MUSCULOSKELETAL REHABILITATION, vol.28, no.2, pp.287-293, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3233/bmr-140516
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BACK AND MUSCULOSKELETAL REHABILITATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.287-293
  • Keywords: Oral glucosamine sulphate, exercise, knee osteoarthritis, CARTILAGE VOLUME, PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY, HOME EXERCISE, DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO, CHONDROITIN, PROGRESSION, HIP, THERAPY, RECOMMENDATIONS
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the symptomatic effects of glucosamine sulphate (GS) in comparison to the exercise therapy, as well effects on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) findings of cartilage loss in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA).