Reaching Out with Arthritis Research (ROAR) 2018

Dr. Michael Hunt

Canes, orthotics & footwear: How do they work?


Dr. Michael Hunt covers all things in the way of assistive devices and activity modifications – from the ordinary to the extraordinary. Small changes to everyday activities make a big difference for people living with arthritis. Joint replacement surgery is not the only option. Shoe orthotics make walking easier. Simple exercises help build strength. Walking patterns can be changed to improve function. And soon, patients might even be able to wear sensors to monitor how they move. Get helpful pain management tips, device advice and discover cutting edge technology.

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