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Role of UnLoader Bracing in the Management of Medial Compartment Knee Osteoarthritis

  title={Role of UnLoader Bracing in the Management of Medial Compartment Knee Osteoarthritis},
  author={Noman Shakeel Niazi and Suhail Niaz Khan Niazi and Syed Baqir Hussain Jafree},
Objectives: To provide the documented efficacy of off-loader knee braces for improving symptomatology associated with painful disabling medial compartment knee OA. Patients and methods: We prospectively enrolled 80 patients with symptomatic medial compartmental knee OA to treatment with valgus knee brace. All patients were assessed at 6 months. 4 patients lost follow up. The primary outcome measure was pain severity as measured on a visual analog scale. Secondary outcome measures were knee… Expand

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