Insoles for arthritic knees

Research finds little, if any, benefit to these shoe inserts.

Nearly a third of us will develop osteoarthritis of the knee by our 60s. With no cure for this painful joint condition on the horizon, relief often has to come from pain pills, exercises, and physical therapy—or eventually, a joint replacement.

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