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Medical-grade footwear: the impact of fit and comfort

  • Bessie Hurst1,
  • Helen Branthwaite1Email author,
  • Andrew Greenhalgh1 and
  • Nachiappan Chockalingam1
Journal of Foot and Ankle Research201710:2

Received: 27 September 2016

Accepted: 12 December 2016

Published: 5 January 2017

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Original Submission
27 Sep 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
24 Oct 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Emma Cowley
2 Nov 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Carina Price
7 Dec 2016 Author responded Author comments - Bessie Hurst
Resubmission - Version 2
7 Dec 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
12 Dec 2016 Editorially accepted
5 Jan 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13047-016-0184-z

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Authors’ Affiliations

Faculty of Health Sciences Staffordshire University