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The Effects of Routine Physiotherapy Alone and in Combination with Either Tai Chi or Closed Kinetic Chain Exercises on Knee Osteoarthritis: A Comparative Clinical Trial Study

Mona Nahayatbin 1 , Mehri Ghasemi 2 , * , Abbas Rahimi 2 , Khosro Khademi-Kalantari 2 , Sedighe-Sadat Naimi 2 , Seyyed-Mehdi Tabatabaee 3 and Saeed Zarein-Dolab 4
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1 Department of Physiotherapy, School of Rehabilitation, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy Research Centre, School of Rehabilitation, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of basic sciences, School of Rehabilitation, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Medical English Department, School of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: April 2018, 20 (4); e62600
  • Published Online: July 8, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 8, 2017
  • Revised: December 19, 2017
  • Accepted: January 23, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.62600

To Cite: Nahayatbin M, Ghasemi M, Rahimi A, Khademi-Kalantari K, Naimi S, et al. The Effects of Routine Physiotherapy Alone and in Combination with Either Tai Chi or Closed Kinetic Chain Exercises on Knee Osteoarthritis: A Comparative Clinical Trial Study, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2018 ; 20(4):e62600. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.62600.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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