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Relating Shoe Insole Wedging to Changes in Knee Mechanics and Pain

Placing an insole in the shoe can help relieve knee osteoarthritis pain for some people. This study examines the effect of different levels of insole wedging on loading, alignment, and pain in people who have medial knee osteoarthritis. (Share a PDF brochure about this study.)

Duration

Participation requires 2 visits (visit one: 2 hours, visit two: 3.5 hours) to Kessler Foundation in West Orange and one visit for a standing MRI scan in Union, NJ (2 hours).

Inclusion Criteria
  • Individuals diagnosed with medial knee osteoarthritis.
  • Aged 20-85 years.
  • Able to walk without the assistance of a cane or other gait aid. 
Compensation

Participants who complete the study will receive $280. 

Research Categories
Osteoarthritis
Actively Recruiting
Yes