Dr. Popovitz in Newsday Regarding Shoe Inserts


“Orthopedists always thought that these inserts wouldn’t make much of a difference,” said Dr. Leon Popovitz, an orthopedic surgeon at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. “It’s good this study ultimately proved it.”

Once the arthritis develops to the point where there is uneven pressure in the joint, or uneven wearing in the joint, using shoe inserts or a brace on the knee to balance the pressure will not make a difference, Popovitz said.

Read the full HealthDay report in Newsday, quoting Dr. Popovitz, titled “Shoe Inserts Don’t Help Arthritic Knee Pain: Study.”

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