This study is to see whether people with stronger hip muscles or more stable knees may have a slower rate of knee osteoarthritis progression (worsening)
MAK-3 Study Description
The program is being conducted at Northwestern University, involves 2 evaluations, 2 years apart. Each evaluation will be broken up into 2 separate visits. The study includes measurements of hip and knee strength, gait assessment, knee alignment, and knee stability.
There is no cost to participants or their insurance companies for the study evaluation. You will be paid for your time and travel.
Appropriate candidates are those with osteoarthritis in 1 or both knees, and who have at least a little bit of difficulty with daily activities due to this condition.
If you or someone you know may be interested in participating in the study please contact September Cahue, project coordinator at 312-908-0560 for more information.