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Improve function before knee replacement surgery by Robert Topp, RN, PhD and Phil Page, MS, PT; Ann M. Swank, PhD; Peter M. Quesada, PhD; John Nyland, EdD, PT and Arthur Malkani, MD

Osteoarthritis is a common chronic health condition. Among the estimated 27 million adults in the United States who had osteoarthritis in 2005, 33.6% were ages 65 and older (Lawrence, Felson, et al., 2008). One in 10 Canadians has osteoarthritis, and approximately 85% are ages 70 or older (Public Health Agency Canada).

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