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  1. Content type: Research

    Weakness of the intrinsic foot muscles is thought to produce deformity, disability and pain. Assessing intrinsic foot muscles in isolation is a challenge; however ultrasound might provide a solution. The aims ...

    Authors: Penelope J. Latey, Joshua Burns, Elizabeth J. Nightingale, Jillian L. Clarke and Claire E. Hiller

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:28

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  2. Content type: Research

    Provision of podiatry services, like other therapies in the UK, is an area that lacks guidance by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Many individuals living with arthritis in the UK are not...

    Authors: Louise McCulloch, Alan Borthwick, Anthony Redmond, Katherine Edwards, Rafael Pinedo-Villanueva, Daniel Prieto-Alhambra, Andrew Judge, Nigel K. Arden and Catherine J. Bowen

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:27

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  3. Content type: Research

    Peripheral arterial disease affects the lower limb and is associated with diabetes, high cholesterol, smoking and obesity. It increases the risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. It can be symptomatic...

    Authors: Lisa Farndon, John Stephenson, Oliver Binns-Hall, Kayleigh Knight and Sally Fowler-Davis

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:26

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  4. Content type: Review

    Metatarsus adductus is the most common congenital foot deformity in newborns. It involves adduction of the metatarsals at the Lisfranc joint. A systematic literature review was conducted to investigate the fol...

    Authors: Nicole Marshall, Emily Ward and Cylie M. Williams

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:25

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  5. Content type: Study protocol

    Foot pain is common in rheumatoid arthritis and appears to persist despite modern day medical management. Several clinical practice guidelines currently recommend the use of foot orthoses for the treatment of ...

    Authors: Kellie S. Gallagher, Jon Godwin, Gordon J. Hendry, Martijn Steultjens and Jim Woodburn

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:24

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  6. Content type: Research

    A high percentage of the population report footwear related foot pain, yet there is limited research on the effect footwear has on the development of this pain. The aim of this study was to establish whether f...

    Authors: Moira McRitchie, Helen Branthwaite and Nachiappan Chockalingam

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:23

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  7. Content type: Review

    Flexible flat foot is a normal observation in typically developing children, however, some children with flat feet present with pain and impaired lower limb function. The challenge for health professionals is ...

    Authors: Helen A. Banwell, Maisie E. Paris, Shylie Mackintosh and Cylie M. Williams

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:21

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  8. Content type: Research

    Thermal imaging is a useful modality for identifying preulcerative lesions (“hot spots”) in diabetic foot patients. Despite its recognised potential, at present, there is no readily available instrument for ro...

    Authors: N. L. Petrova, A. Whittam, A. MacDonald, S. Ainarkar, A. N. Donaldson, J. Bevans, J. Allen, P. Plassmann, B. Kluwe, F. Ring, L. Rogers, R. Simpson, G. Machin and M. E. Edmonds

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:22

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  9. Content type: Research

    Footwear can have both a positive and negative impact on lower limb health and mobility across the lifespan, influencing the risk of foot pain, ulceration, and falls in those at risk. Choice of footwear can be...

    Authors: Alex L. Barwick, Jaap J. van Netten, Lloyd F. Reed and Peter A. Lazzarini

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:19

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  10. Content type: Research

    Ultrasound is an inexpensive method for quantifying plantar fascia thickness, especially in those with plantar fasciitis. Ultrasound has also been used to assess the effectiveness of various treatments for pla...

    Authors: Michael J. Granado, Everett B. Lohman III, Keith E. Gordon and Noha S. Daher

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:20

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  11. Content type: Research

    Ultrasound in podiatry practice encompasses musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging, vascular hand-held Doppler ultrasound and therapeutic ultrasound. Sonography practice is not regulated by the Health and Care Pro...

    Authors: Heidi J. Siddle, Aimie Patience, James Coughtrey, Jean Mooney, Martin Fox and Lindsey Cherry

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:18

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  12. Content type: Research

    While abnormal rearfoot posture and its relationship to patellofemoral (PF) pain has been thoroughly discussed in the literature, its relationship to patellofemoral osteoarthritis (PFOA) has not been determine...

    Authors: Hirotaka Iijima, Hiroshi Ohi, Naoto Fukutani, Tomoki Aoyama, Eishi Kaneda, Kaoru Abe, Masaki Takahashi and Shuichi Matsuda

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:17

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  13. Content type: Research

    Strengthening the intrinsic foot muscles is a poorly understood and largely overlooked area. In this study, we explore the feasibility of strengthening m. abductor hallucis (AH) with a specific paradigm of neurom...

    Authors: Darren C. James, Matthew C. Solan and Katya N. Mileva

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:16

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  14. Content type: Methodology

    The validity of predicting foot pronation occurring mainly at the midfoot by surrogate measures from the rearfoot, like eversion excursion, is limited. The dynamic navicular mobility in terms of vertical navic...

    Authors: Patric Eichelberger, Angela Blasimann, Nicole Lutz, Fabian Krause and Heiner Baur

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:15

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  15. Content type: Research

    Diabetic foot infections (DFI) present a major morbidity, mortality and economic challenge for the tertiary health sector. However, lack of high quality evidence for specific treatment regimens for patients wi...

    Authors: Robert J. Commons, Edward Raby, Eugene Athan, Hasan Bhally, Sharon Chen, Stephen Guy, Paul R. Ingram, Katy Lai, Chris Lemoh, Lyn-Li Lim, Laurens Manning, Spiros Miyakis, Mary O’Reilly, Adam Roberts, Marjoree Sehu, Adrienne Torda…

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:13

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  16. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to explore students’ perceptions of the educational environment (EE) in a Spanish school of podiatry. Various aspects of EE were compared by academic year in the program.

    Authors: Patricia Palomo-López, Ricardo Becerro-de-Bengoa-Vallejo, César Calvo-Lobo, Natalia Tovaruela-Carrión, David Rodríguez-Sanz, Marta Elena Losa-Iglesias and Daniel López-López

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:14

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  17. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study is to document what and how diabetes specific foot health information was provided during a podiatry consultation, and what information was retained at 1 month post consultation.

    Authors: Julia Yuncken, Cylie M. Williams, Rene Stolwyk and Terry P. Haines

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:12

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  18. Content type: Research

    Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) is used to manage different tendinopathies and appears to be effective in some tendinopathies but not others. The reasons for this are unclear. There is evidence that pa...

    Authors: Raymond Leung, Nikolaos Malliaropoulos, Vasileios Korakakis and Nat Padhiar

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:11

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  19. Content type: Research

    A national survey recently provided the first description of foot orthotic provision in the United Kingdom. This article aims to profile and compare the foot orthoses practice of podiatrists, orthotists and ph...

    Authors: C. J. Nester, A. Graham, A. Martinez-Santos, A. E. Williams, J. McAdam, V. Newton, D. Sweeney and D. Walker

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:10

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  20. Content type: Review

    This narrative review explores the ways in which drawing on theories and methods used in sociological work on footwear and identity can contribute to healthcare research with podiatrists and their patients, hi...

    Authors: Emily Nicholls, Victoria Robinson, Lisa Farndon and Wesley Vernon

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:9

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  21. Content type: Research

    Foot morphology has received increasing attention from both biomechanics researches and footwear manufacturers. Usually, the morphology of the foot is quantified by 2D footprints. However, footprint quantifica...

    Authors: Kristina Stanković, Brian G. Booth, Femke Danckaers, Fien Burg, Philippe Vermaelen, Saartje Duerinck, Jan Sijbers and Toon Huysmans

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:8

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  22. Content type: Research

    Inversion injury to the ankle and hamstring injuries are common problems in most sports. It is not known whether these injuries constitute a predisposing factor or a precursor of injury or re-injury of these a...

    Authors: Nikolaos Malliaropoulos, Georgios Bikos, Maria Meke, Korakakis Vasileios, Xavier Valle, Heinz Lohrer, Nicola Maffulli and Nat Padhiar

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:7

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  23. Content type: Study protocol

    Diabetic foot ulcers are frequently related to elevated pressure under a bony prominence. Conservative treatment includes offloading with orthopaedic shoes and custom made orthotics or plaster casts. While cas...

    Authors: Aharon S. Finestone, Eran Tamir, Guy Ron, Itay Wiser and Gabriel Agar

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:6

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  24. Content type: Research

    Age-related changes in midfoot mobility have the potential to influence success with foot orthoses intervention in people with patellofemoral pain (PFP). The aim of this study was to determine whether older pe...

    Authors: Jade M. Tan, Kay M. Crossley, Bill Vicenzino, Hylton B. Menz, Shannon E. Munteanu and Natalie J. Collins

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:5

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  25. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to compare centre of pressure (COP) characteristics between healthy adults with normal, planus or cavus feet who were allocated to groups based on reliable foot posture measurement te...

    Authors: Andrew K. Buldt, Saeed Forghany, Karl B. Landorf, George S. Murley, Pazit Levinger and Hylton B. Menz

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:3

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  26. Content type: Research

    The aim of this paper was to create an updated Australian guideline on footwear for people with diabetes.

    Authors: Jaap J. van Netten, Peter A. Lazzarini, David G. Armstrong, Sicco A. Bus, Robert Fitridge, Keith Harding, Ewan Kinnear, Matthew Malone, Hylton B. Menz, Byron M. Perrin, Klaas Postema, Jenny Prentice, Karl-Heinz Schott and Paul R. Wraight

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:2

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  27. Content type: Research

    Infectious gangrene of the foot is a serious complication of diabetes that usually leads to a certain level of lower-extremity amputation (LEA). Nevertheless, the long-term survival and factors associated with...

    Authors: Yu-Yao Huang, Cheng-Wei Lin, Hui-Mei Yang, Shih-Yuan Hung and I-Wen Chen

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2018 11:1

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  28. Content type: Research

    In the present study, CFLs harvested from cadavers were categorized according to the differences in the angle of the CFL with respect to the long axis of the fibula and their shape, and then three-dimensional ...

    Authors: Mutsuaki Edama, Ikuo Kageyama, Takanori Kikumoto, Masatoshi Nakamura, Wataru Ito, Emi Nakamura, Ryo Hirabayashi, Tomoya Takabayashi, Takuma Inai and Hideaki Onishi

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:60

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  29. Content type: Research

    There is limited evidence for defining what specific method or methods should be used to clinically influence clinical decision making for forefoot neuroma. The aim of this study was to develop a clinical asse...

    Authors: Charlotte Dando, Lindsey Cherry, Lyndon Jones and Catherine Bowen

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:59

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  30. Content type: Research

    The resting systolic toe pressure (TP) is a measure of small arterial function in the periphery. TP is used in addition to the ankle-brachial index when screening for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) of the l...

    Authors: Peta Ellen Tehan, Alex Louise Barwick, Mathew Sebastian and Vivienne Helaine Chuter

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:58

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  31. Content type: Research

    This study sought to establish the preferences of people with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) about the best outcome measure for a health and fitness intervention randomised controlled trial (RCT). The results of th...

    Authors: Eugena Stamuli, David Torgerson, Matthew Northgraves, Sarah Ronaldson and Lindsey Cherry

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:57

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  32. Content type: Research

    Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) is one of the most common causes of exercise-related leg pain in runners. Because stopping training due to pain from MTSS could decrease the athlete’s competitiveness, it i...

    Authors: Shuhei Ohya, Masatoshi Nakamura, Takafumi Aoki, Daichi Suzuki, Takanori Kikumoto, Emi Nakamura, Wataru Ito, Ryo Hirabayashi, Tomoya Takabayashi and Mutsuaki Edama

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:56

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  33. Content type: Research

    The prevalence of foot osteoarthritis (OA) is much less understood than hip, knee and hand OA. The foot is anatomically complex and different researchers have investigated different joints with lack of methodo...

    Authors: Peter McQueen, Lucy Gates, Michelle Marshall, Michael Doherty, Nigel Arden and Catherine Bowen

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:54

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  34. Content type: Methodology

    Quantifying the strength of the intrinsic foot muscles has been a challenge for clinicians and researchers. The reliable measurement of this strength is important in order to assess weakness, which may contrib...

    Authors: Sarah Trager Ridge, J. William Myrer, Mark T. Olsen, Kevin Jurgensmeier and A. Wayne Johnson

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:55

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  35. Content type: Research

    Over the past thirty years, there has been dramatic increase in incidence of Achilles tendon rupture in the athletic population. The purpose of this study was to compare the lower extremity mechanics of Achill...

    Authors: Daniel Jandacka, Julia Freedman Silvernail, Jaroslav Uchytil, David Zahradnik, Roman Farana and Joseph Hamill

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:53

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  36. Content type: Research

    Metatarsal fractures, especially of the fifth metatarsal, are common injuries of the foot in a young athletic population, but the risk factors for this injury are not well understood. Dual-energy x-ray absorpt...

    Authors: N. Stewart Pritchard, James M. Smoliga, Anh-Dung Nguyen, Micah C. Branscomb, David R. Sinacore, Jeffrey B. Taylor and Kevin R. Ford

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:52

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  37. Content type: Research

    Research focusing on management of foot health has become more evident over the past decade, especially related to chronic conditions such as diabetes. The level of methodological rigour across this body of wo...

    Authors: Katherine Edwards, Alan Borthwick, Louise McCulloch, Anthony Redmond, Rafael Pinedo-Villanueva, Daniel Prieto-Alhambra, Andrew Judge, Nigel Arden and Catherine Bowen

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:51

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  38. Content type: Commentary

    A recent systematic review of measures of foot development used the medial longitudinal arch profile as its primary indicator of development. A comparative analysis of existing studies was undertaken. This wor...

    Authors: Stewart C. Morrison, Juliet McClymont, Carina Price and Chris Nester

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:50

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  39. Content type: Research

    The management of congenital talipes equino varus (clubfoot deformity) has been transformed in the last 20 years as surgical correction has been replaced by the non-surgical Ponseti method. The Ponseti method, co...

    Authors: Angela Evans, Mamun Chowdhury, Sohel Rana, Shariar Rahman and Abu Hena Mahboob

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:49

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  40. Content type: Review

    The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community has an increased risk of developing chronic illnesses including diabetes. Among people with diabetes, foot complications are common and make a significant co...

    Authors: Matthew West, Vivienne Chuter, Shannon Munteanu and Fiona Hawke

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:48

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  41. Content type: Methodology

    In 3D gait analysis, kinematics of the foot joints are usually reported via isolated time histories of joint rotations and no information is provided on the relationship between rotations at different joints. ...

    Authors: John B. Arnold, Paolo Caravaggi, François Fraysse, Dominic Thewlis and Alberto Leardini

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:47

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  42. Content type: Research

    Foot symptoms in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) derive from a combination of inflammation, altered foot mechanics, deformity and secondary skin lesions. Guidelines recommend regular review of patients’ feet, but th...

    Authors: Oonagh Wilson, Sarah Hewlett, James Woodburn, Jon Pollock and John Kirwan

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:46

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  43. Content type: Research

    The management of plantar corns and callus has a low cost-benefit with reduced prioritisation in healthcare. The distinction between types of keratin lesions that forms corns and callus has attracted limited i...

    Authors: David R. Tollafield

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:45

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  44. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the cost-consequences of a podiatry-led triage clinic provided in an orthopaedic department relative to usual care for non-urgent foot and ankle complaints in an Australia...

    Authors: Tom P. Walsh, Linda R. Ferris, Nancy C. Cullen, Christopher H. Brown, Cathy J. Loughry and Nikki M. McCaffrey

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:44

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  45. Content type: Research

    It has been reported that hallux valgus (HV) is associated with axial rotation of the first metatarsal (1MT). However, the association between HV and torsion of the 1MT head with respect to the base has not be...

    Authors: Tomohiko Ota, Takeo Nagura, Tetsuro Kokubo, Masateru Kitashiro, Naomichi Ogihara, Kenichiro Takeshima, Hiroyuki Seki, Yasunori Suda, Morio Matsumoto and Masaya Nakamura

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:43

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  46. Content type: Research

    Examining coordination between segments is essential for prevention and treatment of injuries. However, traditional methods such as ratio, cross-correlation technique, and angle-time plot may not provide a com...

    Authors: Tomoya Takabayashi, Mutsuaki Edama, Emi Nakamura, Erika Yokoyama, Chiaki Kanaya and Masayoshi Kubo

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:42

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  47. Content type: Research

    Many work places require standing for prolonged periods of time and are potentially damaging to health, with links to musculoskeletal disorders and acute trauma from workplace accidents. Footwear provides the ...

    Authors: Jennifer Anderson, Anita E. Williams and Christopher Nester

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:41

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  48. Content type: Research

    Due to the high incidence of forefoot ulcerations with associated osteomyelitis, there has been an increased demand for partial ray amputations. In order to ensure complete removal of infected metatarsal bone,...

    Authors: Brent Bernstein, Melody Stouder, Eric Bronfenbrenner, Steven Chen and David Anderson

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:40

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  49. Content type: Research

    The Foot and Ankle Ability Measure (FAAM) is a Patient Reported Outcome (PRO) commonly used to determine the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions for patients with foot and ankle pathologies and associat...

    Authors: Pablo Cervera-Garvi, Ana Belen Ortega-Avila, Jose Miguel Morales-Asencio, Jose Antonio Cervera-Marin, Rob Roy Martin and Gabriel Gijon-Nogueron

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:39

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