Insoles for Big Toe Osteoarthritis (FORT)

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The primary aim of this study is to investigate the effect of insoles for pain during walking due to big toe osteoarthritis over a 12-week period. Osteoarthritis is common at the big toe joint resulting in pain and problems with movements such as walking and there is need for effective treatments that reduce pain and improve function.

Status of project: completed

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Effect of foot orthoses vs sham insoles on first metatarsophalangeal joint osteoarthritis symptoms: a randomized controlled trial

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Foot orthoses for first metatarsophalangeal joint osteoarthritis: study protocol for the FORT randomised controlled trial

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Researchers involved in this study include Dr Kade Paterson, Prof Kim Bennell, Prof Rana Hinman, Dr Sarah Jones, and Ben Metcalf at the University of Melbourne with collaborators at La Trobe University and Monash University.

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