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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Personalized Gait Training with Feedback to Reduce Knee Pain from Osteoarthritis
Principal Investigator:

Julie Kolesar

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2016 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


This study is a randomized controlled trial to investigate a novel treatment for patients with painful knee osteoarthritis. The study will recruit patients who have osteoarthritis isolated to the medial compartment of the knee. Half of the patients will participate in a gait retraining program to alter their foot placement during walking; the other half will be assigned to a self-directed walking group. Gait retraining will be subject-specific and will depend on a key feature of each subject's b...

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