Conventional Physiotherapy- was carried out only at the center for 15 days which included
  • TENS- 10 mins
  • Ultrasound- 10 mins
  20.0 mins
  Therapeutic Practices- This was made to practice by the patient at the center for 40 mins for 15 days after the conventional physiotherapy and later advised to continue at the home for next 3 months. This included the following practices:    40.0 mins
  Loosening Exercises   10 mins
1. Foot And Ankle
 
  • Passive rotation of the toes (Each toe Clockwise and anticlockwise)
10 rounds 0.5 mins
 
  • Passive rotation of the ankle (Both Clockwise and anticlockwise) 
10 rounds 0.5 mins
 
  • Toe bending  
10 rounds 0.5 mins
 
  • Ankle bending 
10 rounds 0.5 mins
 
  • Ankle rotation (Clockwise and anti-clockwise both sides) 
10 rounds 0.5 mins
2. Knee                                                   
 
  • Knee bending – Both Sides   
10 rounds 0.5 min
 
  • Knee rotation – Both sides    
10 rounds 0.5 min
3. Hip and Waist loosening  practices                                                      
 
  • Half Butterfly 
10 rounds
    • Min
 
  • Full Butterfly
10 rounds
    • Min
 
  • Hip rotations (Both Internal and External) 
10 rounds 0.5 min
4. Upper Limbs loosening practices                                                                          
 
  • Finger loosening 
10rounds
    • Min
 
  • Wrist loosening 
10rounds
    • Min
 
  • Wrist rotation  (Both Clockwise and anticlockwise) 
10 rounds 0.5 min
 
  • Elbow loosening 
5 rounds 0.5 min
 
  • Arm loosening  -  Forward and backward movements 
10 rounds 0.5 min
5. Neck loosening practices                                                                       
 
  • Forward and backward bending 
10 rounds 0.5 min
 
  • Sideward bending 
10 rounds 0.5 min
 
  • Sideward tilting 
5 rounds 0.5 min
 
  • Neck rotation (Both Clockwise and anticlockwise ) 
5 rounds 0.5 min
6. Quick pause   2.0 mins
7. Strengthening Exercises                                                                       5.0 mins
 
  • Palm Exercises 
5 rounds 0.5 min
 
  • Elbow Exercises 
10 rounds 0.5 min
 
  • Arm exercises 
5 rounds 0.5 min
 
  • Back exercises
5 rounds 0.5 min
 
  • Thigh exercises
5 rounds 0.5 min
 
  • Calf exercises
5 rounds 0.5 min
8. Rest                                                                                                                            3 mins
9. Specific Knee Practices   15.0 mins
 
  • Flexion and Extension with and without resistance
  3   mins
 
  • Knee Cap tightening  - Self and against small pillow
  3   mins
 
  • Straight Leg raising – single and both – 30/60/90 degrees
  5   mins
 
  • Cycling
  4   mins
10. Supine Rest   5.0 mins
Table 2: Control Module for OA Knees.