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Table 2 Study interventions and outcome indicators

From: Valgus knee bracing may have no long-term effect on pain improvement and functional activity in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a meta-analysis of randomized trials

Lead author Intervention (T)a Intervention (C)a Outcome indicatorsa
Hunter [15] Valgus knee brace A neutral knee brace (no valgus angulation)
van Raaij [19] Valgus knee brace Laterally wedged insole
YU [20] Valgus knee brace No bracing
Dammere [21] Valgus knee brace A custom-made wedge insole
Thoumie [22] Valgus knee brace No bracing
Jones [23] Valgus knee brace Laterally wedged insole
Callaghan [24] Valgus knee brace No bracing
Müller-Rath [25] Valgus knee brace An elastic knee bandage
Niazi [26] Valgus knee brace Laterally wedged insole
Arazpour [27] Valgus knee brace Laterally wedged insole
  1. C Control group
  2. *T experimental group
  3. VAS (visual analog scale)
  4. WOMAC (Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index)
  5. KOOS (Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score)
  6. KOOS-ADL (KOOS Activities of Daily Living)