Braces and orthoses for treating osteoarthritis of the knee
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2005
Brouwer, Reinoud W., van Raaij, Tom M, Jakma, Tijs T.S.C., Verhagen, Arianne P, Verhaar, Jan AN, Bierma-Zeinstra, Sita MA, Brouwer, R W, Jakma, T S C, Verhagen, A P, Verhaar, J A N, Bierma-Zeinstra, S M A
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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|Student > Ph. D. Student||23||14%|
|Student > Master||22||14%|
|Student > Bachelor||17||11%|
|Student > Postgraduate||15||9%|
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|Medicine and Dentistry||71||44%|
|Nursing and Health Professions||13||8%|
|Sports and Recreations||10||6%|
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