ISSN: 1734-4948
Advances in Rehabilitation
Current issue Archive Manuscripts accepted About the journal Editorial board Reviewers Abstracting and indexing Contact Instructions for authors Publication charge Ethical standards and procedures
Editorial System
Submit your Manuscript
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
vol. 37
Original article

Effects of kinesiotape versus soft brace on selected parameters in patients with knee osteoarthritis

Sabah Mohammed Elkady
Reda Kotb Abd Elrazik
Asmaa Foad AbdelMonem
Mohammed Youssef Elhamrawy
Ahmed Mashaal
Doaa Atef
Sara Mohamed Samir

Department of Basic Science, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt
Department of Physical Therapy for Musculoskeletal Disorders and its Surgery, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Benha University, Egypt
Department of Biomechanics, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Galala University, Egypt
Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, Middle East University, Jordan
Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, Isra University, Jordan
Department of Physical Therapy for Surgery, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt
Department of Physical Therapy for Musculoskeletal Disorders and its Surgery, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt
Advances in Rehabilitation, 2023, 37(3), 1–8
Online publish date: 2023/09/04
Article file
- 2023-03-ar-01-popr2.pdf  [1.61 MB]
Get citation
PlumX metrics:
1. Litwic A, Edwards MH, Dennison EM, Cooper C. Epidemiology and burden of osteoarthritis. Br Med Bull. 2013; 105: 185˗99.
2. Lawrence RC, Felson DT, Helmick CG, Arnold LM, Choi H, Deyo RA, Gabriel S. et al. Estimates of the prevalence of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in the United States. Part II. Arthritis Rheum. 2008; 58: 26–35.
3. Culvenor AG, Ruhdorfer A, Juhl C, Eckstein F, Øiestad BE. Knee extensor strength and risk of structural, symptomatic, and functional decline in knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017; 69(5): 649˗58.
4. Tsai LC, McLean S, Colletti PM, Powers CM. Greater muscle co-contraction results in increased tibiofemoral compressive forces in females who have undergone anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. J Orthop Res. 2012; 30: 2007˗14.
5. Mahmoudian A, van Dieёn JH, Bruijn SM, Baert AC, Faber GS, Luyten FP, Verschueren S MP. Dynamic and static knee alignment at baseline predict structural abnormalities on MRI associated with medial compartment knee osteoarthritis after 2 years. Gait Posture. 2017; 57: 46–51.
6. Tanamas S, Hanna FS, Cicuttini FM, Wluka AE, Berry P, Urquhart DM. Does knee malalignment increase the risk of development and progression of knee osteoarthritis? A systematic review. Arthritis Rheum. 2009; 61: 459˗67.
7. de Miguel Mendieta E, Cobo Ibáñez T, Usón Jaeger J, Bonilla Hernán G, Martín Mola E. Clinical and ultrasonographic findings related to knee pain in osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2006; 14: 540˗44.
8. Agostino MA, Conaghan P, Le BM, Baron G, Grassi W, Martin mola E, Wakefield R, et al. EULAR report on the use of ultrasonography in painful knee osteoarthritis. Part1: prevalence of inflammation in osteoarthritis. Ann Rheum Dis 2005; 64: 1703˗9.
9. Baert AC, Jonkers I, Staes F, Luyten FP, Truijen S, Verschueren MP. Gait characteristics and lower limb muscle strength in women with early and established knee osteoarthritis. JCLB. 2013; 28(1): 40–7.
10. Thom LM, McNally MP, Chaudhari AM, Best TM, Flanigan DC, Siston RA, Schmitt LC. Differential knee joint loading patterns during gait for individuals with tibiofemoral and patellofemoral articular cartilage defects in the knee. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 2017; 25(7): 1046–54.
11. Oatis CA, Wolff EF, Lockard MA, Michener LA, Robbins SJ. Correlations among measures of knee stiffness, gait performance and complaints in individuals with knee osteoarthritis. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2013; 28(3): 306˗11.
12. Petrella, M, Gramani-say K, Serrão PR MS, Lessi GC, Barela JA, Carvalho RP. Measuring postural control during mini-squat posture in men with early knee osteoarthritis. Hum Mov Sci. 2017; 52: 108–16.
13. Tsai CC, Chou YY, Chen YM, Tang YJ, Ho HC, Chen DY. Effect of the herbal drug Guilu Erxian Jiao on muscle strength, articular pain, and disability in elderly men with knee osteoarthritis. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2014: 297458.
14. Sellam J, Berenbaum F. The role of synovitis in osteoarthritis. Nat Rev Rheumatol 2010; 6: 625˗35.
15. Abdelmoneim AF. Effect of different taping techniques on patients with chronic ankle sprain, Cairo University, Cairo, PHD thesis, 2018.
16. Beaudreuil J, Bendaya S, Faucher M, Coudeyre E, Ribinik P, Revel M, Rannou F. Clinical practice guidelines for rest orthosis, knee sleeves, and unloading knee braces in knee osteoarthritis. Jt Bone Spine. 2009; 76: 629–36.
17. Bryk FF, Jesus JF, Fukuda TY, Moreira EG, Marcondes FB, Santos MG. Immediate effect of the elastic knee sleeve use on individuals with osteoarthritis. Rev Bras Reumatol. 2011; 51: 440–6.
18. Schmitt LC, Fitzgerald GK, Reisman AS, Rudolph KS. Instability, laxity, and physical function in patients with medial knee osteoarthritis. Phys Ther. 2008; 88: 1506–16.
19. Van der Esch M, Knoop J, van der Leeden M, Voorneman R, Gerritsen M, Reiding D, et al. Self-reported knee instability and activity limitations in patients with knee osteoarthritis: results of the Amsterdam osteoarthritis cohort. Clin Rheumatol. 2012; 31: 1505–10.
20. Cudejko T, van der Esch M, van der Leeden M, Roorda LD, Pallari J, Bennell KL, Lund H, Dekker J. Effect of soft braces on pain and physical function in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2018; 99: 153˗63.
21. Akbas E, Atay AO, Yuksel I. The effects of additional Kinesio taping over exercise in the treatment of patellofemoral pain syndrome. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2011; 45(5): 335˗41.
22. Chen PL, Hong WH, Chen WC. Biomechanics effects of Kinesio taping for persons with patellofemoral pain syndrome during stair climbing. IFMBE Proceedings. 2008; 21(1): 395˗7.
23. Williams S, Whatman C, Hume PA. Kinesio taping in treatment and prevention of sports injuries, a meta-analysis of the evidence for its effectiveness Sports Med 2012; 42(2): 153˗64.
24. Lina RA, Braumann K, Zech A. Kinesio Taping Improves Perceptions of Pain and Function of Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized, Controlled Trial. J Sport Rehabil. 2017; 28: 481–7.
25. Wilson V, Douris P, Fukuroku T, Kuzniewski M, Dias J. Immediate and long- term effects of kinesiotaping on balance and functional performance. Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2016; 11(2): 481–7.
26. Hoshito M. Immediate and short-term effects of kinesiotaping on lower trunk range of motion in division i athletes. Portland State University. School of Community Health, Thesis. 2016.
27. Skirven TM, Osterman AL, Fedorczyk JM, Amadio PC. Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity. Elastic taping; 6th ed. Chicago: Mosby; 2011.
28. Maleki M, Arazpour M, Joghtaei M, Hutchins SW, Aboutorabi A and Pouyan A. The effect of knee orthoses on gait parameters in medial knee compartment osteoarthritis: A literature review. Prosthet Orthot Int. 2016; 40(2): 193–201.
29. Siebers HL, Eschweiler J, Pinz J, Tingart M, Rath B. The effect of a knee brace in dynamic motion—An instrumented gait analysis. Plos One. 2020; 15(9): e0238722.
30. Adly EF, Abdel-aal NM, EL Yamny AA, Shaheen AE. Comparison between effect of McConnell tape, kinesiology tape and open knee brace in treatment of patellofemoral pain. Med J Cairo Univ. 2021; 89(5): 1889˗98.
31. Horasart A, Klomjai W, Bovonsunthonchai S. Immediate effect of kinesiotape on gait symmetry in patients with stroke: a preliminary study. Hum Mov. 2020; 21(1): 73–81.
32. Özmen T, Acar E, Zoroğlu T, Işık H. Effect of kinesiotaping on gait performance and balance in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy. Turk J Physiother Rehabil. 2017; 28(1): 33˗7.
This is an Open Access journal, all articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0). License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/), allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix, transform, and build upon the material, provided the original work is properly cited and states its license.

Quick links
© 2024 Termedia Sp. z o.o.
Developed by Bentus.