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Braces and orthoses for treating osteoarthritis of the knee

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Braces and orthoses for treating osteoarthritis of the knee
Published by
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, January 2005
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004020.pub2
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Brouwer, Reinoud W., van Raaij, Tom M, Jakma, Tijs T.S.C., Verhagen, Arianne P, Verhaar, Jan AN, Bierma-Zeinstra, Sita MA


Patients with osteoarthritis of the knee can be treated with a brace or orthosis (shoe insole). The main purpose of these aids is to reduce pain, improve physical function and, possibly, to slow disease progression.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Unknown 147 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 24 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 22 14%
Researcher 20 13%
Student > Bachelor 16 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 13 8%
Other 37 24%
Unknown 21 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 69 45%
Nursing and Health Professions 14 9%
Engineering 12 8%
Sports and Recreations 10 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 2%
Other 11 7%
Unknown 34 22%