Efficacy of knee braces and foot orthoses in conservative management of knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review.

@article{Raja2011EfficacyOK,
  title={Efficacy of knee braces and foot orthoses in conservative management of knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review.},
  author={Kavitha Raja and Neha Dewan},
  journal={American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation},
  year={2011},
  volume={90 3},
  pages={247-62}
}
A systematic analysis was conducted on the effectiveness of knee braces and foot orthoses in conservative management of knee osteoarthritis. The methodologic quality of the randomized clinical trials, controlled clinical trials, and observational studies were systematically reviewed using the Structured Effectiveness Quality Evaluation Scale. Twenty-five studies met the inclusion criteria. The orthoses used in the studies included Generation II osteoarthritis knee brace, valgus knee braces… CONTINUE READING