Efeitos dos exercícios aquáticos em pacientes com osteoartrite

Revisão sistemática com metanálise

Efeitos dos exercícios aquáticos em pacientes com osteoartrite: revisão sistemática com metanálise


  • Ji-Ah Song Department of Nursing, Konyang University, Korea
  • Jae Woo Department of Nursing, Konyang University, Korea


Osteoartrite, Hidroterapia, Terapia Do Exercício, Revisão Sistemática, atividade aquática


Esta revisão sistemática examinou artigos publicados em coreano, inglês e publicações mais recentes que não foram incluídas em estudos anteriores para avaliar o tamanho do efeito de intervenções baseadas em exercícios aquáticos na dor, na qualidade de vida e na disfunção articular entre pacientes com osteoartrite. Seis bases de dados nacionais e internacionais foram utilizadas para revisar a literatura (publicada até 7 de março de 2019) sobre ensaios clínicos randomizados de intervenções baseadas em exercícios aquáticos em pacientes com osteoartrite. Para os 20 estudos incluídos, uma meta-análise mostrou que o exercício aquático produz uma redução de 0,61 pontos (n = 756; diferença média (DM) = -0,61; intervalo de confiança (IC) de 95%: -0,90--0,32) na dor em comparação com um grupo de controle, e o exercício aquático foi eficaz na redução da dor (n = 315; DM = −0,28; IC 95%: −0,50–−0,05) em comparação com um grupo de exercício terrestre. Outra meta-análise mostrou que o exercício aquático produz uma melhoria de 0,77 pontos na qualidade de vida (n = 279; DM = −0,77; IC 95%: −1,38–−0,15) em comparação com um grupo de controle. Finalmente, uma meta-análise mostrou que o exercício aquático produz uma redução de 0,34 pontos na disfunção articular (n = 279; DM = −0,77; IC 95%: −1,38–−0,15) em comparação com um grupo de controle. Para pacientes com osteoartrite, as intervenções baseadas em exercícios aquáticos são eficazes para reduzir a dor e a disfunção articular e melhorar a qualidade de vida.


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