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Table 3 Clinical interventions used in the management of pes planus

From: Symptomatic pes planus in children: a synthesis of allied health professional practices

InterventionProfession (%)Odds ratio
PodPTOrthPod versus OrthPod versus PTPT versus Orth
Orthoses not first line81.354.533.32.41.51.6
Orthoses first line18.845.566.70.30.40.7
Education12.53.0 4.2 
Strengthening exercises62.539.433.31.91.61.2
Stretching exercises18.818.216.71.11.01.1
Activity modification18.812.1 1.6 
Footwear advice50.015.216.73.03.30.9
Taping18.8   
Nutrition advice6.33.0 2.1 
Manipulation3.0  
Referral for foot orthoses6.1  
  1. PT Physiotherapist, Pod Podiatrist, Orth Orthotist