TITLE

Orthotics work in mysterious ways

AUTHOR(S)
Collier, Roger
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 4, p416
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
59400873

 

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