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Gait Retraining to Reduce Joint Loading, Inflammation, and PTOA Risk

The purpose of this study is to determine changes to knee joint loading, biological markers, and cartilage structure following a novel active feedback gait retraining program in anterior cruciate ligament reconstructed patients.

Stanford is currently accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

VA Palo Alto Health Care System

Collaborator: United States Department of Defense

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Device: Active feedback gait retraining




Inclusion Criteria:

   - age 18-40 years

   - history of primary ACLR with or without meniscal repair

   - full weight-bearing status

   - neutral to varus knee alignment

   - plans to remain in the area for at least 8 months.

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Kellgren-Lawrence (KL) radiographic grade > 2

   - additional injury or surgery to the involved knee

   - BMI >30 kg/m2

   - use of walking, orthopedic, or prosthetic assistive device

   - pregnancy

   - inability to have MRI

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - 40 Years

Genders Eligible for Study


Now accepting new patients

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305