Intervention Protocol

Aquatic therapy exercise for treating rheumatoid arthritis

  1. Jefferson Rosa Cardoso1,*,
  2. Álvaro N Atallah2,
  3. Ana Paula APGC Cardoso3,
  4. Sebastião SMRC Carvalho4,
  5. Marcia MRG Garanhani5,
  6. Edson Lopes Lavado1,
  7. Arianne P Verhagen6

Editorial Group: Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group

Published Online: 23 OCT 2001

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003684


How to Cite

Cardoso JR, Atallah ÁN, Cardoso APAPGC, Carvalho SSMRC, Garanhani MMRG, Lavado EL, Verhagen AP. Aquatic therapy exercise for treating rheumatoid arthritis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2001, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD003684. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003684.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Physical Therapy Department, Londrina, Paraná, Brazil

  2. 2

    Universidade Federal de São Paulo / Escola Paulista de Medicina, Brazilian Cochrane Centre, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

  3. 3

    Centro Cochrane do Brasil, Physical Therapy, Londrina, Paraná, Brazil

  4. 4

    Centro Cochrane do Brasil, Clinical Epidemiology, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

  5. 5

    Centro Cochrane do Brasil, Physical Therapy, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

  6. 6

    Erasmus University Medical Centre, Department of General Practice, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands

*Jefferson Rosa Cardoso, Physical Therapy Department, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Av. Robert Koch 60, Londrina, Paraná, 86038-350, Brazil. jeffcar@uel.br. jeffcar@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 23 OCT 2001

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To examine the effectiveness of aquatic therapy interventions for treating rheumatoid arthritis when compared to "land" interventions (therapeutic exercises, home orientation) or no intervention.