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A systematic review of lateral wedge orthotics--how useful are they in the management of medial compartment osteoarthritis?

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Studies on the use of lateral wedge orthotics in the conservative management of medial compartment osteoarthritis are widely quoted. This approach, however, does not consider the disruption of the interaction between lower limb and foot and ankle function that lateral wedges would produce. This comprehensive, systematic review was therefore undertaken to evaluate all available literature to determine whether evidence exists to support their use. MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, Allied and Complimenta...

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10.1016/j.knee.2006.02.003

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
The Knee
Volume:
13
Issue:
3
Pages:
177-183
Publication date:
2006-06-05
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EISSN:
1873-5800
ISSN:
0968-0160
URN:
uuid:e849d8cd-d54d-4a6e-baf2-9ef1f1d42df8
Source identifiers:
107526
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pubs:107526

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