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Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Boston University Medical Center
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:56:18-0400
This trial will assess the ability of shoe inserts to relieve pain and disability in people with knee osteoarthritis (OA) in the inner (medial) aspect of the knee.
The overall objective of this 3-year project is to determine whether the provision of realignment therapy in patients with medial knee osteoarthritis (OA) relieves knee pain and improves f...
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An instrument used to assess the results of rehabilitation from knee injuries, especially those requiring ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION. It measures recovery of knee joint function based on ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING.
Injuries to the knee or the knee joint.
A region of the lower extremity immediately surrounding and including the KNEE JOINT.
Replacement for a knee joint.
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