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  1. To gain insight into the role of plantar intrinsic foot muscles in fall-related gait parameters in older adults, it is fundamental to assess foot muscles separately. Ultrasonography is considered a promising i...

    Authors: Lydia Willemse, Eveline J. M. Wouters, Martijn F. Pisters and Benedicte Vanwanseele

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:6

    Content type: Research

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  2. Currently, wound management decisions are based largely on visual observations such as photographs, descriptors or measurements which can lack detail and do not always capture the sub-wound area. A previous ca...

    Authors: Charlotte Dando, Georgia Lane, Catherine Bowen and Frances Henshaw

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:5

    Content type: Research

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  3. Medical imaging can be used to assist with the diagnosis of plantar heel pain. The aim of this study was to synthesise medical imaging features associated with plantar heel pain.

    Authors: Chris Drake, Glen A. Whittaker, Michelle R. Kaminski, John Chen, Anne-Maree Keenan, Michael S. Rathleff, Philip Robinson and Karl B. Landorf

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:4

    Content type: Review

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  4. The plantar intrinsic foot muscles (PIFMs) have a role in dynamic functions, such as balance and propulsion, which are vital to walking. These muscles atrophy in older adults and therefore this population, whi...

    Authors: Lydia Willemse, Eveline J. M. Wouters, Henk M. Bronts, Martijn F. Pisters and Benedicte Vanwanseele

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:3

    Content type: Review

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  5. Ankle fractures are common fractures in trauma surgery. Several studies have compared gait patterns between affected patients and control groups. However, no one used the Heidelberg Foot Measurement Method in ...

    Authors: Jessica C. Böpple, Michael Tanner, Sarah Campos, Christian Fischer, Sebastian Müller, Sebastian I. Wolf and Julian Doll

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:2

    Content type: Research

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  6. Multi-segment foot models (MFMs) for assessing three-dimensional segmental foot motions are calculated via various analytical methods. Although validation studies have already been conducted, we cannot compare...

    Authors: Hyo Jeong Yoo, Hye Sun Park, Dong-Oh Lee, Seong Hyun Kim, Gil Young Park, Tae-Joon Cho and Dong Yeon Lee

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:1

    Content type: Research

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  7. A complete definition of anatomical reference systems (ARS) for all bones of the foot and ankle complex is lacking. Using a morphological approach, we propose new ARS for these bones with the aim of being high...

    Authors: Michele Conconi, Alessandro Pompili, Nicola Sancisi, Alberto Leardini, Stefano Durante and Claudio Belvedere

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:66

    Content type: Research

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  8. Diabetes-related foot is the largest burden to the health sector compared to other diabetes-related complications in Australia, including New South Wales (NSW). Understanding of social determinants of diabetes...

    Authors: Moin Uddin Ahmed, Wadad Kathy Tannous, Kingsley Emwinyore Agho, Frances Henshaw, Deborah Turner and David Simmons

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:65

    Content type: Research

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  9. Patellofemoral pain (PFP) affects one-third of adolescents and can persist into adulthood, negatively impacting health and quality of life. Foot orthoses are a recommended treatment for adults with PFP, but ha...

    Authors: Isobel C. O’Sullivan, Kay M. Crossley, Steven J. Kamper, Marienke van Middelkoop, Bill Vicenzino, Melinda M. Franettovich Smith, Hylton B. Menz, Anne J. Smith, Kylie Tucker, Karina T. O’Leary, Nathalia Costa and Natalie J. Collins

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:64

    Content type: Research

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  10. The aim of this retrospective study was to examine if a correlation between Morton’s Neuroma (MN) and an increased interphalangeal angle (IPA) or intermetatarsal angle (IMA) can be found in preoperative weight...

    Authors: Martin Zaleski, Timo Tondelli, Sandro Hodel, Dominic Rigling and Stephan Wirth

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:62

    Content type: Research

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  11. Peripheral vascular diseases have a significant impact on functional quality of life. Previous research has demonstrated the complex, limiting and costly economic implications of these conditions such as lower...

    Authors: Charlotte E. Sedgwick, Charlotte Growcott, Shehnaz Akhtar, Daniel Parker, Erik Mulder Pettersen, Farina Hashmi and Anita Ellen Williams

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:61

    Content type: Research

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  12. Wound classification systems are useful tools to characterise diabetes-related foot ulcers (DFU) and are utilised for the purpose of clinical assessment, to promote effective communication between health profe...

    Authors: Emma J. Hamilton, Joanna Scheepers, Hayley Ryan, Byron M. Perrin, James Charles, Jane Cheney and Stephen M. Twigg

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:60

    Content type: Methodology

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  13. The Australian wine industry is a valuable part of the wider Australian economy worth approximately A$45 billion annually and employs 163,790 people either full time or part time. Australian agricultural indus...

    Authors: Alexander Willem Copper, Rolf Scharfbillig, Thuy Phuong Nguyen and Cassandra Collins

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:58

    Content type: Research

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  14. Flatfoot is characterised by the falling of the medial longitudinal arch, eversion of the hindfoot and abduction of the loaded forefoot. Furthermore, flatfoot leads to a variety of musculoskeletal symptoms in ...

    Authors: Minettchen Herchenröder, Denise Wilfling and Jost Steinhäuser

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:57

    Content type: Review

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  15. High plantar pressures are associated with increased foot ulcer risk in people with diabetes. Identification of high plantar pressures in people with diabetes is clinically challenging due to time and cost con...

    Authors: Vivienne H. Chuter, Martin J. Spink, Michael David, Sean Lanting and Angela Searle

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:56

    Content type: Research

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  16. Lateral wedge insoles (LWI), standalone or with medial arch support (supported-LWI), have been thoroughly investigated for their effects on modifying gait biomechanics for people with knee osteoarthritis. Howe...

    Authors: Calvin T. F. Tse, Michael B. Ryan, Jason Dien, Alex Scott and Michael A. Hunt

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:55

    Content type: Research

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  17. Aotearoa New Zealand (NZ) registered podiatrists are required to participate in a mandatory continuing professional development (CPD) programme. This study investigated podiatrist’s perceptions and satisfactio...

    Authors: Matthew Carroll, Angela Brenton-Rule, Hannah Jepson and Prue Molyneux

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:54

    Content type: Research

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  18. Occupational musculoskeletal injuries are prevalent in healthcare workers and are reported to be profession-specific. There is, however, a paucity of information around the injuries sustained from working as a...

    Authors: Robert Adams, Helen Branthwaite and Nachiappan Chockalingam

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:53

    Content type: Research

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  19. Conservative sharp wound debridement (CSWD) is fundamental to wound bed preparation. Evidence-based practice guidelines strongly recommend frequent CSWD of diabetes-related foot ulcers (DFU) based on expert op...

    Authors: Vanessa L Nube, Jennifer A Alison and Stephen M Twigg

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:52

    Content type: Research

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  20. Lymphatic filariasis is ranked as the second leading cause of disability world-wide. The current global programme to eliminate lymphatic filariasis is based on the interruption of transmission and the alleviat...

    Authors: Chuchu Churko, Tsegaye Yohanes, Alemayehu Bekele Kassahun, Nathan Desalegn, Gesila Endashaw and Mekuria Asnakew Asfaw

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:51

    Content type: Research

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  21. This study aimed to examine the psychometric performance of the Foot and Ankle Outcome Score (FAOS) used in Indonesian patients with chronic lateral ankle instability (CLAI).

    Authors: I Putu Gde Surya Adhitya, Wen-Yu Yu, Putu Ayu Sita Saraswati, I Made Niko Winaya and Mau-Roung Lin

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:50

    Content type: Research

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  22. Footwear has an essential role including protection of the feet, overall performance, foot health and potentially, supporting normal development of the foot. In addition to these physical aspects which may inf...

    Authors: Carina Price, Sue Skidmore, Jane Ratcliffe and Anita Williams

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:49

    Content type: Research

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  23. Achilles tendon (AT) pathologies, particularly Achilles enthesitis, are common in inflammatory arthritis (IA). Although there are various non-pharmacological interventions and injection therapies available, it...

    Authors: Shaily Modi, Deborah Turner and Kym Hennessy

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:48

    Content type: Research

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  24. Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) is a common lower leg injury experienced by runners. Although numerous risk factors are reported in the literature, many are non-modifiable and management of the injury rem...

    Authors: Joshua Mattock, Julie R. Steele and Karen J. Mickle

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:47

    Content type: Research

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  25. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, populations were advised to remain at home to control viral spread. Government-mandated restrictions on free movement affected individuals’ engagement with physical activi...

    Authors: Lindsey Cherry, Lucy Gates, David Culliford, Karen Walker-Bone and Mari Carmen Portillo

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:46

    Content type: Research

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  26. Healthcare aims to promote good health and yet demonstrably contributes to climate change, which is purported to be ‘the biggest global health threat of the 21st century’. This is happening now, with healthcare a...

    Authors: Angela Margaret Evans

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:45

    Content type: Commentary

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  27. Charcot neuroarthropathy (Charcot foot) is a highly destructive joint disease of the foot and ankle. If there is delayed diagnosis and treatment, it can lead to gross deformity, instability, recurrent ulcerati...

    Authors: Danielle A. Griffiths and Michelle R. Kaminski

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:44

    Content type: Research

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  28. Maintenance of the medial longitudinal arch (MLA) of the foot is fundamental during functional tasks and disorders can lead to clinical alterations. Studies have demonstrated that deficits in ankle isokinetic ...

    Authors: Leandro C. Guenka, Aline C. Carrasco, Alexandre R. M. Pelegrinelli, Mariana F. Silva, Laís F. Dela Bela, Felipe A. Moura and Jefferson Rosa Cardoso

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:43

    Content type: Research

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  29. Real time clinical gait analysis (RTCGA) is often incorporated as part of a general or lower limb musculoskeletal (MSK) adult patient assessment. However, it is not known if RTCGA is clinically effective as a ...

    Authors: Paul Harradine, Lucy Gates, Cheryl Metcalf and Catherine Bowen

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:42

    Content type: Research

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  30. Chronic ankle instability, developing from ankle sprain, is one of the most common sports injuries. Besides it being an ankle issue, chronic ankle instability can also cause additional injuries. Investigating ...

    Authors: Chiao-I Lin, Sanne Houtenbos, Yu-Hsien Lu, Frank Mayer and Pia-Maria Wippert

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:41

    Content type: Review

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  31. Podiatrists in New Zealand have a duty of care to assist patients in an emergency, and current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification is a requirement for registration. However, it is unknown how co...

    Authors: Angela Brenton-Rule, Daniel Harvey, Kevin Moran, Daniel O’Brien and Jonathon Webber

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:40

    Content type: Research

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  32. Podiatrists, in musculoskeletal services, are demonstrating an expansion of their practice skills through the use of ultrasound imaging. There is an assumption that this practice is beneficial within the conte...

    Authors: Charlotte Dando, Richard Ellis, Matthew Carroll, Prue Molyneux, Gabriel Gijon-Nogueron, Heidi J. Siddle, Lindsey Cherry, Alfred Gatt and Catherine Bowen

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:39

    Content type: Research

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  33. Developing since colonisation, Australia’s healthcare system has dismissed an ongoing and successful First Nations health paradigm in place for 60,000 years. From Captain James Cook documenting ‘very old’ Firs...

    Authors: James M. Gerrard, Shirley Godwin, Vivienne Chuter, Shannon E. Munteanu, Matthew West and Fiona Hawke

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:38

    Content type: Commentary

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  34. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: E. J. Huijbrechts, J. Dekker, M. Tenten-Diepenmaat, M. Gerritsen and M. van der Leeden

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:37

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:15

  35. Individuals with chronic ankle instability (CAI) exhibit many biomechanical changes to lower limbs during walking. However, only a few studies have investigated the differences in lower limb biomechanics of in...

    Authors: Gabriel Moisan, Camille Mainville, Martin Descarreaux and Vincent Cantin

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:36

    Content type: Research

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  36. Diabetes mellitus is associated with changes in soft tissue structure and function. However, the directionality of this change and the extent to which either tissue thickness or stiffness contributes to the pa...

    Authors: Benedictine Yen Chen Khor, James Woodburn, Lisa Newcombe and Ruth Barn

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:35

    Content type: Review

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  37. Plantar heel pain (PHP) accounts for 11–15% of foot symptoms requiring professional care in adults. Recovery is variable, with no robust prognostic guides for sufferers, clinicians or researchers. Therefore, w...

    Authors: Halime Gulle, Trevor Prior, Stuart Miller, Aleksandra V. Birn-Jeffery and Dylan Morrissey

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:34

    Content type: Research

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  38. Training for a career in podiatry is reported to provide graduates with excellent employability, alongside professional autonomy and suitable renumeration. Yet, there has been an ongoing decline in the number ...

    Authors: D. Whitham, S. Whitham, M. Trowell and S. Otter

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:33

    Content type: Research

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  39. Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) is one of the most common lower leg injuries in sporting populations. It accounts for between 6 and 16% of all running injuries, and up to 53% of lower leg injuries in mili...

    Authors: Nat Padhiar, Mark Curtin, Osama Aweid, Bashaar Aweid, Dylan Morrissey, Otto Chan, Peter Malliaras and Tom Crisp

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:32

    Content type: Research

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  40. Podoconiosis is entirely preventable, non-communicable disease with high potential of elimination. The prevalence of podoconiosis in Ethiopia was 7.45%. One of the pillars for elimination of podoconiosis is mo...

    Authors: Chuchu Churko, Mekuria Asnakew Asfaw, Abayneh Tunje, Eyayou Girma and Zerihun Zerdo

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:31

    Content type: Research

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  41. An intractable plantar keratoma (IPK) is a conical thickening of the epidermis’ stratum corneum and a common cause of foot pain which can have a significant, detrimental impact on the mobility, quality of life...

    Authors: Marie-Philippe Mercier, Virginie Blanchette, Vincent Cantin and Magali Brousseau-Foley

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:30

    Content type: Research

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  42. The prevalence of diabetes is rising, and diabetes develops at a younger age in East Asia. Although lower limb amputation negatively affects quality of life and increases the risk of cardiovascular events, lit...

    Authors: Masanori Kaneko, Kazuya Fujihara, Mayuko Yamada Harada, Taeko Osawa, Masahiko Yamamoto, Masaru Kitazawa, Yasuhiro Matsubayashi, Takaho Yamada, Hiroyasu Seida, Satoru Kodama and Hirohito Sone

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:29

    Content type: Research

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  43. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Kevin Deschamps, Antoine Brabants, Chris Nester, Gabriel Gijon-Nogueron, Engin Simşek and Veronica Newton

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:28

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:22

  44. With growing global prevalence of diabetes mellitus, diabetes-related foot disease (DFD) is contributing significantly to disease burden. As more healthcare resources are being dedicated to the management of D...

    Authors: Uyen Giao Vo, Molly Gilfillan, Emma Jane Hamilton, Laurens Manning, Bijit Munshi, Jonathan Hiew, Paul Edward Norman and Jens Carsten Ritter

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:27

    Content type: Research

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  45. Acute Charcot Neuroarthropathy (CN) is a destructive condition that is characterised by acute fractures, dislocations and joint destruction in the weight-bearing foot. The acute phase is often misdiagnosed and...

    Authors: D. Diacogiorgis, B. M. Perrin and M. I. C. Kingsley

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:26

    Content type: Review

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  46. Foot orthoses have been used for decades despite uncertainty surrunding their therapeutic efficacy. Orthoses have been used exclusively to affect neuro-biomechanical input and outcome variables, however, there...

    Authors: Kevin Deschamps, Chris Nester, Veronica Newton, Gabriel Gijon-Nogueron, Engin Simsek and Antoine Brabants

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:25

    Content type: Research

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  47. Foot characteristics and mechanics are hypothesized to affect aetiology of several lower extremity musculoskeletal conditions, including knee osteoarthritis (KOA). The purpose of this systematic review was to ...

    Authors: Rania N. Almeheyawi, Alessio Bricca, Jody L. Riskowski, Ruth Barn and Martijn Steultjens

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:24

    Content type: Review

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