Orthotics work in mysterious ways

Collier, Roger
March 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 4, p416
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the functions of orthotic devices. According to Benno Nigg from the University of Calgary in Alberta, the medical experts are not certain on how the orthotics work to relieve pain and prevent injury. It states that the orthotics have been used by the athletes to prevent injury and by the public to relieve pain. It mentions that the orthotics affect muscle activity while its basic function is to place the foot into a better position, which relieves the pain.


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