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Shoe Inserts for Treating Osteoarthritis of the Knee

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00032240
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 13, 2002
Last Update Posted : June 4, 2013
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
Information provided by:
Boston University

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Osteoarthritis, Knee Device: Shoe Insert Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 90 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomized Trial of a Wedged Insole for Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Study Start Date : February 2002
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2006

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MedlinePlus related topics: Osteoarthritis





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Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

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 ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00032240


Locations
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)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: David T. Felson, MD Boston University