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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 240376, 7 pages
The Effect of Hip Bracing on Gait in Patients with Medial Knee Osteoarthritis
Department of Physical Therapy, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT 06518, USA
Received 15 February 2012; Accepted 19 April 2012
Academic Editor: Changhai Ding
Copyright © 2012 David Wallace and Christa Barr. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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