Mechanics and MRI in Individuals with 1st MTP Osteoarthritis

Full Title of Study

Mechanics and MRI in Individuals with 1st MTP Osteoarthritis (R# 11-01385)

Purpose of Study

The purpose of this study is two-fold: 1) To assess the mechanics of your foot, and 2) To assess the cartilage in the great toe joint using MRI.

Basic Inclusion Criteria (requirements for being included in study)

  • Age 18 years or older
  • Diagnosis of osteoarthritisat the great toe
  • OR a control subject, matched in age and gender to a patient

Basic Exclusion Criteria (reasons for being excluded from study)

  • Inability to walk independently
  • Uncontrolled cardiovascular or neuromusculoskeletal disease
  • Unable to have an MRI due to pacemaker, etc.

Study Visit Requirements

One visit lasting 2 hours.

Principal Investigators

Kenneth Mroczek, MD

Smita Rao, PT, PhD

Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about clinical trials

For more information about enrolling in this study, please contact Smita Rao, smita.rao@nyumc.org.