Shoe Inserts for Treating Osteoarthritis of the Knee

This study has been completed.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
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First received: March 12, 2002
Last updated: June 2, 2013
Last verified: June 2013
This trial will test shoe inserts for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis, the most common form of knee arthritis. Those with disease on the inner (medial) aspect of the knee will be studied.

Condition Intervention Phase
Osteoarthritis, Knee
Device: Shoe Insert
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomized Trial of a Wedged Insole for Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee

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Further study details as provided by Boston University:

Estimated Enrollment: 90
Study Start Date: February 2002
Study Completion Date: August 2006
Primary Completion Date: August 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 85 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Medial knee osteoarthritis
  • Pain
  • No foot problems
  • Lives in Boston, Massachusetts Metro area
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00032240

United States, Massachusetts
Boston University Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02118
Sponsors and Collaborators
Boston University
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
Principal Investigator: David T. Felson, MD Boston University
  More Information

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00032240     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P60 AR47785, P60AR047785, NIAMS-076
Study First Received: March 12, 2002
Last Updated: June 2, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoarthritis, Knee
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases processed this record on November 27, 2015