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Table 2 Presenting complaints and foot problems identified from podiatry assessments for patients who attended the Podiatric Rheumatology Clinic (n = 157 patients)

From: An evaluation of podiatry service use for people with inflammatory rheumatic diseases: a review of a rheumatology podiatry clinic in Aotearoa New Zealand

Presenting complainta, n (%) Skin/nail problems 98 (62.4%)
Foot pain 121 (77.1%)
Footwear/orthotics 90 (57.3%)
Back and/or lower limb pain 18 (11.5)
Foot deformity 10 (6.4%)
Neurological symptoms 11 (7.0%)
Wounds/ulcers 7 (4.5%)
Falls/balance issue 23 (14.6%)
Other 25 (15.9%)
Foot problems identifiedb, n (%) Skin/nail 126 (80.3%)
Vascular 68 (43.3%)
Neurological 66 (42.0%)
Structural 106 (67.5%)
Biomechanical (static) 131 (83.4%)
Biomechanical (dynamic) 101 (64.3%)
Footwear/orthotic 116 (73.9%)
Falls risk 3 (1.9%)
Other 2 (1.3%)
  1. aReported by the patient during at least one appointment
  2. bIdentified during at least one appointment