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Shoe Inserts for Treating Osteoarthritis of the Knee

2014-08-27 03:56:18 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This trial will test shoe inserts for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis, the most common form of knee arthritis. Those with disease on the inner (medial) aspect of the knee will be studied.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Osteoarthritis, Knee

Intervention

Shoe Insert

Location

Boston University Medical Center
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
02118

Status

Completed

Source

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:56:18-0400

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