Medial-Wedge Insoles Improved Pain and Function in Osteoarthritic Knees with Valgus Deformity

February 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 2, p493
Academic Journal
The article reports on the results of research which was conducted in an effort to determine whether medial-wedge insoles reduce joint pain and improve function and alignment in patients with symptomatic osteoarthritis of the knee associated with a valgus deformity. Researchers found that in patients with symptomatic osteoarthritis of the knee with valgus deformity, medial-wedge insoles were more effective than neutral insoles at reducing pain and improving function.


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