CLINICAL TRIAL

Physical Activity Behavior Intervention for Arthrosis

Recruiting · 18+ · All Sexes · Aurora, CO

This study is evaluating whether a mobile health technology can help improve physical activity levels for individuals recovering from knee surgery.

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About the trial for Arthrosis

Eligible Conditions
Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) · Osteoarthritis

Treatment Groups

This trial involves 2 different treatments. Physical Activity Behavior Intervention is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.

Main TreatmentA portion of participants receive this new treatment to see if it outperforms the control.
Physical Activity Behavior Intervention
BEHAVIORAL
Control TreatmentAnother portion of participants receive the standard treatment to act as a baseline.
Attention Control
OTHER

Eligibility

This trial is for patients born any sex aged 18 and older. There are 2 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

Inclusion & Exclusion Checklist
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in an older adult: a systematic review There is growing interest in the use of unilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in older adults show original
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Approximate Timelines

Please note that timelines for treatment and screening will vary by patient
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: varies
Reporting: Change from pre-surgery to end of intervention (14 weeks), persisting at 24 weeks after intervention
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: Change from pre-surgery to end of intervention (14 weeks), persisting at 24 weeks after intervention
This trial has approximate timelines as follows: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and reporting: Change from pre-surgery to end of intervention (14 weeks), persisting at 24 weeks after intervention.
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Measurement Requirements

This trial is evaluating whether Physical Activity Behavior Intervention will improve 1 primary outcome and 5 secondary outcomes in patients with Arthrosis. Measurement will happen over the course of Change from pre-surgery to end of intervention (14 weeks).

Free-living daily step count
CHANGE FROM PRE-SURGERY TO END OF INTERVENTION (14 WEEKS)
Accelerometer-based measurement of free-living daily step count
CHANGE FROM PRE-SURGERY TO END OF INTERVENTION (14 WEEKS)
Veterans RAND 12-Item Health Survey
CHANGE FROM PRE-SURGERY TO END OF INTERVENTION (14 WEEKS), PERSISTING AT 24 WEEKS AFTER INTERVENTION
A self-report assessment of health-related quality of life assessing the domains of physical functioning, role-physical, bodily pain, general health perceptions, vitality, social functioning, role-emotional, and mental health.
CHANGE FROM PRE-SURGERY TO END OF INTERVENTION (14 WEEKS), PERSISTING AT 24 WEEKS AFTER INTERVENTION
Timed Up-and-Go Test
CHANGE FROM PRE-SURGERY TO END OF INTERVENTION (14 WEEKS), PERSISTING AT 24 WEEKS AFTER INTERVENTION
A physical performance measure that includes rising from a chair, walking 3 meters, turning 180 degrees, returning to chair, and sitting.
CHANGE FROM PRE-SURGERY TO END OF INTERVENTION (14 WEEKS), PERSISTING AT 24 WEEKS AFTER INTERVENTION
Six-Minute Walk Test
CHANGE FROM PRE-SURGERY TO END OF INTERVENTION (14 WEEKS), PERSISTING AT 24 WEEKS AFTER INTERVENTION
Physical function test measuring the total distance walked in a span of six minutes.
CHANGE FROM PRE-SURGERY TO END OF INTERVENTION (14 WEEKS), PERSISTING AT 24 WEEKS AFTER INTERVENTION
30-Second Chair-Stand Test
CHANGE FROM PRE-SURGERY TO END OF INTERVENTION (14 WEEKS), PERSISTING AT 24 WEEKS AFTER INTERVENTION
Physical function test that assesses the number of sit-stand-sit transitions that a participant performs in the span of 30 seconds.
CHANGE FROM PRE-SURGERY TO END OF INTERVENTION (14 WEEKS), PERSISTING AT 24 WEEKS AFTER INTERVENTION
Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index
CHANGE FROM PRE-SURGERY TO END OF INTERVENTION (14 WEEKS), PERSISTING AT 24 WEEKS AFTER INTERVENTION
Self-report health status measure of pain, stiffness, and function for people with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee.
CHANGE FROM PRE-SURGERY TO END OF INTERVENTION (14 WEEKS), PERSISTING AT 24 WEEKS AFTER INTERVENTION

Patient Q & A Section

Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Can arthrosis be cured?

Arthrosis due to lupus erythematosus is not curable. However, many patients with this condition are able to avoid amputation. The reason is unknown, but if there is ankylosis or stiffness, the joints can be relieved by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or surgical traction.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What is arthrosis?

It is a condition that affects the articular surfaces of the joints, the cartilage and the underlying bone. The most common cause is osteoarthritis, which typically affects the joints of the lower limbs, such as the knees, hips and lower spine.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What causes arthrosis?

Injury can cause pain and swelling to occur in any joint, but certain injuries may be more likely to cause chronic pain and disability. Fractures, luxation, and instability are commonly related to pain and stiffness of joints.\n\n- Causes of Arthritis\n- Arthrotourism\n- Spinal Arthritis"

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Anonymous Patient Answer

What are common treatments for arthrosis?

Surgery is used for pain when other treatments have failed or are contraindicated or if nonarthrotic problems that affect the pain are present. Arthroscopic surgery, arthrocentesis or lavage of joints, arthroplasty, or arthrodesis is typically done to decrease pain. Non surgically treated arthrosis may prove resistant to nonsurgical treatments but may have symptom improvement from medication.

Anonymous Patient Answer

How many people get arthrosis a year in the United States?

A significant number of adults in the US (17% or 3.7 million) are new clients for physiotherapy each year (1.9% of all health visits to physiotherapists). An additional 6% (0.6% of new health visits to physiotherapists) are for arthrosis (other than hip/knee). Arthrosis related to knee and hip joint dysfunction is the most common type of arthrosis. Arthrosis may occur as a result of one's past, current or future activity, although, in most cases, patients report an underlying cause which causes their arthritis. The most common cause of arthrosis is arthritis caused by improper gait (e.g.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What are the signs of arthrosis?

Arthrosis can be defined by radiographic findings. Arthrosis can be a chronic disease. The joint that ices is the one with chronic inflammation and ices. The most specific sign is bone resorption around the hips. Tolerable level of pain is not absolute and pain has to be assessed using the NOSE scale.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What are the latest developments in physical activity behavior intervention for therapeutic use?

As we look toward treatments for arthrosis, activity-related therapy is gaining much attention. To date, research has concentrated on improving exercise prescription skills in individuals with knee joint disorders. In this context, a growing list of evidence-based exercise strategies has been developed in recent years. A list of relevant publications is presented and summarized below. In addition, the authors have applied a subset of these strategies in a clinical setting for the treatment of knee joint disorders and arthrosis.

Anonymous Patient Answer

Does physical activity behavior intervention improve quality of life for those with arthrosis?

A physical activity strategy based on self-efficacy can be efficacious in decreasing pain and improving physical function, thus improving the quality of life for clients living with hand arthritis.

Anonymous Patient Answer

How does physical activity behavior intervention work?

The findings suggest that a physical activity behavior intervention increased physical activity among men and the women. The findings also suggest that physical activities are effective in increasing and maintaining general health conditions.

Anonymous Patient Answer

Have there been other clinical trials involving physical activity behavior intervention?

Findings suggest current practice has not yet evaluated effectiveness of a behavioral intervention, such as activity coordinators, in physical activity engagement. Identifying what is helpful and what is helpful in different settings could reduce the costs associated with conducting large randomized trials targeting physical activity behavior.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What is the latest research for arthrosis?

The information herein emphasizes the need for the research of new arthrosis-related treatments, and to enhance this process, one must be aware of all the research on arthrosis. It is recommended to use http://www.hindawi.com/itemped.pl?isbn=978922732557 and http://www.hindawi.com/itemped.pl?isbn=978922732564 as resources.

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