Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Robotic Knee Exoskeleton to Reduce Joint Loading and Improve Mobility in Veterans with Medial Compartment Knee Osteoarthritis|
Patrick M Aubin
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|| October 2020 -
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|Total Award Amount
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Symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a painful condition that reduces mobility, independence, and quality of life for both men and women. About 10% of people aged over 55 years have painful disabling knee OA of whom one quarter are severely disabled. Although a variety of factors influence the pathogenesis of OA, medial compartment knee joint contact loading plays a significant role and importantly, is a modifiable risk factor. Traditional knee unloader braces are a common conservative treatm...
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