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Medial-Wedge Insoles Improved Pain and Function in Osteoarthritic Knees with Valgus Deformity

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Sources of funding: Fundo de Auxílio à Pesquisa e Ensino em Reumatologia da Sociedade Brasileira de Reumatologia, and Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico.
For correspondence: Dr. R. Fuller, Faculdade de Medicina da University of São Paulo-Reumatologia, Avenida Dr. Arnaldo 455, 3 andar-sala 3133, São Paulo, Brazil, CEP: 01246-903. E-mail address: reumato@usp.br
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Rodrigues PT, Ferreira AF, Pereira RM, Bonfá E, Borba EF, Fuller R. Effectiveness of Medial-Wedge Insole Treatment for Valgus Knee Osteoarthritis.
Arthritis Rheum.
2008May 15;59:603-8.

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2009 Feb 01;91(2):493-493. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.9102.ebo1
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Question: In patients with symptomatic osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee associated with a valgus deformity, do medial-wedge insoles reduce joint pain and improve function and alignment?
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