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Ask Dr. Sandy: Do Wedge Inserts Help Ease Knee Pain

By Sandra Fryhofer, MDPosted December 5, 2013 8:12am (EST)
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If your knees don’t hurt yet, good.

But chances are they will. Arthritic knee pain hits nearly half of us by 85.

Can orthotics -- wedge-shaped insoles -- help? They change your knees weight bearing load, but is that enough?

Watch this week's Ask Dr. Sandy for the details on a study that answers these questions.

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