Welcome to PROP-OA

Recruitment to this study has now ended and all participants in this study have been followed up. Results from the trial are expected to be released in June 2024. Please continue to check this page for output and dissemination from the trial.


Protocol article: BMJ Open. 2021 Mar 26;11(3):e048196. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-048196.
Clinical and cost-effectiveness of bracing in symptomatic knee osteoarthritis management: protocol for a multicentre, primary care, randomised, parallel-group, superiority trial

The trial outputs, publications and presentations will be listed here.

Funding and reference numbers

This study is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Technology Assessment programme (Reference HTA 16/160/03). The views expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the NIHR or the Department of Health and Social Care.

Sponsor: Keele University
Ethical approval: North West - Preston Research Ethics Committee (ref: 19/NW/0183)
Trial registration: ISRCTN:28555470