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Conservative Treatment to Reduce Arthritic Knee Pain and Joint Loading
The goal of this study is to determine if a pressure-detecting shoe insole can reduce walking pain, improve overall function mobility, and reduce knee loads across the joint in individuals with osteoarthritis. We will recruit 40 subjects who will be randomly assigned to one of two training protocols of walking with pressure-detecting shoe insoles in their home and in their community.
In order to participate you must meet the following criteria:
- Have knee pain over the past three months or longer.
You will be excluded from the study if any of the following criteria apply to you:
- Are 39 years old or younger.
- Are unable to walk for at least 10 minutes.
- Have considerable ankle or hip pain.
This is a partial list of elgibility requirements. To inquire about your eligibility, please call the contact number provided. If you wish to inquire via email, please include the title of the study in your message.