Linking Biomechanics to Mobility and Disability in People With Knee Osteoarthritis Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Knee osteoarthritis is the leading cause of chronic disability among community-dwelling adults. The factors resulting in this disability extend beyond pathology. Therefore, understanding disability requires assessment of both pathology and the day-to-day consequences of knee osteoarthritis. This review develops a novel osteoarthritis construct, "careful mobility," by linking qualitative and quantitative methods to study both patient experience and biomechanics.

publication date

  • January 2009