In The News: November 2013

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Shoe Inserts Offer No Relief for Knee OALateral wedge shoe insoles did not appear to ease medial osteoarthritis (OA) knee pain beyond a placebo effect, according to a meta-analysis study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (Aug. 21, 2013). While the orthotics displayed benefit compared with controls overall (the equivalent of 2.12 fewer points on the 20-point Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Arthritis Index, or WOMAC pain scale), the effect was largely…
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