Project Description

Efficacy of class IV diode laser on pain and dysfunction in patients with knee osteoarthritis- a randomized placebo-control trial

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a group of conditions that lead to joint signs and symptoms, which are associated with defective integrity of articular cartilage that can affect the normal daily activities in the elderly with higher social and financial influences on either patient or society. It is characterized by joint inflammation, synovitis, and articular cartilage degeneration with many clinical manifestations such as pain reduced range of movement, crepitus, tenderness, impairment of the muscular performance, and functional capability.

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