Knee bracing and footwear for medial knee arthritis

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The primary aim of this study is to investigate the effect of wearing an Ossür Unloader One knee brace for 8 weeks and the short-term effect of wearing two different types of footwear on knee joint forces in people with knee osteoarthritis. This is important as higher knee joint loads are associated with disease progression in those with osteoarthritis.

Status of project: recruitment closed

Man walking with knee brace

Researchers involved in this study include Dr Michelle Hall, Prof Rana Hinman, Dr Kade Paterson, and Scott Starkey at the University of Melbourne with collaborators at Griffith University.

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