Main Outcome Measures
List of abbreviations:AFO (ankle-foot orthosis), KAM (knee adduction moment), LWI (laterally wedged insole)
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Supported by “Deutsche Arthrose-Hilfe e.V.” grant no. P471-A1123.
Clinical Trial Registration No.: DRKS-00016783. The study was registered before enrolling any patients for this analysis.
Disclosures: The ankle-foot orthoses were provided on loan by the company OttoBock Healthcare GmbH. The devices are FDA approved for the indicated usage in the United States. Tobias Renkawitz reports research funding/travel expenses and/or paid speaking engagements by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Otto Bock Foundation, Stiftung Oskar-Helene-Heim Berlin, DePuy Int, Zimmer, Aesculap/B. Braun, the Vielberth Foundation, German Society of Ortho-paedics and Traumatology (DGOU), the German Association of Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery (DGOOC), and the Professional association for orthopedics and trauma surgery (BVOU). T.R. is associate editor of “Der Orthopäde” and “Der Unfallchirurg” (Springer Heidelberg, Berlin, New York) and member of the International Advisory Board of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS). The other authors have nothing to disclose.