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Useful effect of a clinical shoe insole, Mubal®, as orthotics
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  • Journal title : TANG [HUMANITAS MEDICINE]
  • Volume 5, Issue 2,  2015, pp.10.1-10.3
  • Publisher : Association of Humanitas Medicine
  • DOI : 10.5667/tang.2015.0012
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Useful effect of a clinical shoe insole, Mubal®, as orthotics
Park, Chan-Lee; Go, Ji-Hyun; Han, Na-Ra; Moon, Hong-Hee; Seo, Min-Jun;
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Arthritis is a major cause of joint pain, stiffness, and subsequent disability which adversely affects quality of life. Seriously, it can lead to long term social and psychological effects including loss of independence, depression, and anxiety. Arthritis is usually treated with joint replacement surgery or medications. However, the artificial joint is temporary and pharmacological measures have side effects, such as addiction or hypersensitivity. Thus, orthotics has been developed to improve arthritis as a nonpharmacological measure. The increased regional load across compartments of articular cartilage is an important factor in the cause of the arthritis. Mubal, a clinical shoe insole, has a sliding function to help people to walk straight and realign the body balance. The slide of Mubal reduces the knee joint loading in patients with arthritis. In addition, pumping function of Mubal can mitigate arthritis by stretching the squashed nerves from lumbar to cervical vertebral and actively circulating blood of pelvic limb. In addition, Mubal could help to stimulate the growth plate. Therefore, Mubal can be used for the child with short stature as well as patients with arthritis.
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