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Charlottesville, Virginia 22903


The purpose of this study is to find out whether electrical stimulation can reduce knee pain and increase function in people with osteoarthritis of the knee.


Inclusion Criteria: - 50 years of age or older - Diagnosis of primary osteoarthritis of the knee (as defined by American College of Rheumatology criteria) - Knee pain of at least six months duration - Moderate or greater knee pain (defined as a score of 3 or greater on an 11 point numeric pain rating scale) for most days in the last month - Willing to abide by protocol and treatment schedule. Exclusion Criteria: - Implants, such as pacemaker, TENS, or insulin pump, incompatible with electrical stimulation - Uncontrolled concomitant disease affecting the knee, such as: rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythema, psoriatic arthritis - Pregnant or breast-feeding - Intra-articular corticosteroid or hyaluronic acid injection into the knee within 3 months preceding study - Arthroscopy of the knee within the past year - Significant injury to the knee within the past 6 months - Use of assistive devices other than a cane or knee brace - Disease of spine or other lower extremity joints of sufficient degree to affect assessment of the knee



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Ann G Taylor, RN, EdD
University of Virginia

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Location Contact:

Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: February 04, 2019

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