Healio — Researchers at the University of Delaware have determined the minimum workout thresholds for patients with knee osteoarthritis that would determine whether a patient should be referred to physical rehabilitation, according to a presentation at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting.

“We previously found that walking 6,000 steps per day was an important benchmark for maintaining physical health in people with knee osteoarthritis [(OA)],” Daniel White, PT, assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware, said in his presentation. “However, it is still unclear when doctors, rheumatologists and primary care physicians need to refer their patients with knee [(OA)] to rehabilitation.” Read the full article on Healio.

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