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  1. Content type: Research

    The foot and ankle represent a common site for tophi in people with gout, yet it is unclear whether the presence of tophi is related to impaired muscle function. This study aimed to determine the association b...

    Authors: Sarah Stewart, Nicola Dalbeth, Simon Otter, Peter Gow, Sunil Kumar and Keith Rome

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:25

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    The peripheral complications of diabetes mellitus remain a significant risk to lower-limb morbidity. In New Zealand, risk of diabetes, comorbidity and lower-limb amputation are highly-differential between demo...

    Authors: Jason K. Gurney, Uwe G. Kersting, Dieter Rosenbaum, Ajith Dissanayake, Steve York, Roger Grech, Anthony Ng, Bobbie Milne, James Stanley and Diana Sarfati

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:24

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  3. Content type: Research

    Foot orthoses are widely used in the prevention and treatment of foot disorders. The aim of this study was to describe characteristics of custom-made foot orthosis prescriptions from a Australian podiatric ort...

    Authors: Hylton B. Menz, Jamie J. Allan, Daniel R. Bonanno, Karl B. Landorf and George S. Murley

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:23

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  4. Content type: Research

    The first metatatarsophalangeal joint (1st MTP joint) is a common location for sonographic evidence of urate deposition in people with gout and asymptomatic hyperuricaemia. However, it is unclear whether these...

    Authors: Sarah Stewart, Nicola Dalbeth, Alain C. Vandal, Bruce Allen, Rhian Miranda and Keith Rome

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:22

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  5. Content type: Research

    Pronated foot posture is associated with many clinical and biomechanical outcomes unique to medial compartment knee osteoarthritis (OA). Though shoe-worn insole treatment, including lateral wedges, is commonly...

    Authors: Michael A. Hunt, Judit Takacs, Natasha M. Krowchuk, Gillian L. Hatfield, Rana S. Hinman and Ryan Chang

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:20

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  6. Content type: Research

    Degrees in health disciplines need a balance of theoretical knowledge and sufficient clinical practice to meet registration requirements, in particular those requiring specialist skills such as the use of scal...

    Authors: Ryan S Causby, Michelle N McDonnell, Lloyd Reed, Caroline E Fryer and Susan L Hillier

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:21

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  7. Content type: Study protocol

    Patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis is a common condition, yet information regarding conservative management is lacking. Foot orthoses are an effective intervention for improving pain and function in younger i...

    Authors: Narelle Wyndow, Kay M. Crossley, Bill Vicenzino, Kylie Tucker and Natalie J. Collins

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:19

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  8. Content type: Research

    Excessive stiffness of lower limb muscles is associated with sports injuries. Therefore, the identification of a reliable measurement of the shear elastic modulus of various ankle plantar flexion muscles is re...

    Authors: Junya Saeki, Tome Ikezoe, Masatoshi Nakamura, Satoru Nishishita and Noriaki Ichihashi

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:18

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  9. Content type: Research

    Forefoot structure is important to understand some foot problems such as hallux valgus and metatarsalgia. Ultrasonography (US) is a highly portable, noninvasive, low cost, and fast imaging method, especially w...

    Authors: Keisuke Matsubara, Tomofumi Matsushita, Yuto Tashiro, Seishiro Tasaka, Takuya Sonoda, Yasuaki Nakayama, Yuki Yokota, Yusuke Suzuki, Mirei Kawagoe and Tomoki Aoyama

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:17

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  10. Content type: Research

    A high proportion of flexor digitorum longus attachment is found at the posteromedial border of the tibia, which is the most common location of medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS). Therefore, plantar flexion ...

    Authors: Junya Saeki, Masatoshi Nakamura, Sayaka Nakao, Kosuke Fujita, Ko Yanase, Katsuyuki Morishita and Noriaki Ichihashi

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:16

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  11. Content type: Research

    Toe flexor muscles play an important role in posture and locomotion, and poor toe flexor strength is a risk factor for falls. In this cross-sectional study, we estimated the age-related change in toe flexor st...

    Authors: Masataka Suwa, Takayuki Imoto, Akira Kida, Mitsunori Iwase and Takashi Yokochi

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:15

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  12. Content type: Research

    Despite significant advancements in new treatment modalities for rheumatoid arthritis with biological therapies, foot complications remain a disabling and common feature of the disease. In this study the aim was ...

    Authors: Lucy Sanders, Margaret Donovan-Hall, Alan Borthwick and Catherine J. Bowen

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:14

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  13. Content type: Research

    The positioning of the fracture fragment of a posterior malleolus fracture is critical to healing and a successful outcome as malunion of a posterior malleolar fracture, a condition seen in clinical practice, ...

    Authors: Teresa Alonso-Rasgado, David Jimenez-Cruz and Michael Karski

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:13

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  14. Content type: Meeting abstracts

    Authors: John Ingram, Scott Cawley, Angela Jones, Elinor Coulman, Clive Gregory, Tim Pickles, Him Shun Hinson Kei, Paul Fletcher, Mike Curran, Trevor Prior, Cynthia Formosa, Simon Otter, Keith Rome, Peter Gow, Nicola Dalbeth, Maheswaran Rohan…

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10(Suppl 1):10

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  15. Content type: Research

    Up to 50% of people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have foot symptoms at diagnosis, hence early foot health intervention is recommended and this should include patient education. This study identifies, for the...

    Authors: Andrea S. Graham, John Stephenson and Anita E. Williams

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:12

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  16. Content type: Methodology

    The accurate and reliable measurement of foot bone density is challenging and there is currently no gold standard technique. Such measurement is particularly valuable in populations at risk of foot bone pathol...

    Authors: Alex Barwick, John Tessier, James Mirow, Xanne Janse de Jonge and Vivienne Chuter

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:11

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  17. Content type: Review

    Xerosis, literally dryness of the skin, of the foot is a common condition encountered clinically, which can lead to discomfort and predisposition to infection. Currently, there are no evidence-based recommenda...

    Authors: Justin Parker, Rolf Scharfbillig and Sara Jones

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:9

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  18. Content type: Research

    Understanding how kinematic multi-segment foot modelling influences the utility of Plug-in-Gait calculations of the knee adduction moment (KAM) during shod walking is relevant to knee osteoarthritis (OA). Mult...

    Authors: Kade L. Paterson, Rana S. Hinman, Ben R. Metcalf, Kim L. Bennell and Tim V. Wrigley

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:8

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  19. Content type: Research

    The Root model of normal and abnormal foot function remains the basis for clinical foot orthotic practice globally. Our aim was to investigate the relationship between foot deformities and kinematic compensati...

    Authors: Hannah L. Jarvis, Christopher J. Nester, Peter D. Bowden and Richard K. Jones

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:7

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  20. Content type: Research

    The aim was to develop statistical shape models of the main human tarsal bones that would result in novel representations of cuboid, navicular and talus.

    Authors: Aleksandra U. Melinska, Patryk Romaszkiewicz, Justyna Wagel, Bartlomiej Antosik, Marek Sasiadek and D. Robert Iskander

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:6

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  21. Content type: Study protocol

    Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is a prevalent, often recalcitrant and multifactorial knee pain condition. One method to optimize treatment outcome is to tailor treatments to the patient’s presenting characteristics...

    Authors: Mark Matthews, Michael Skovdal Rathleff, Andrew Claus, Tom McPoil, Robert Nee, Kay Crossley, Jessica Kasza, Sanjoy Paul, Rebecca Mellor and Bill Vicenzino

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:5

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  22. Content type: Research

    Although foot problems are common in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the consequences of foot problems from the patient perspective have not been fully explored. The aims of this study were to explore the experienc...

    Authors: Oonagh Wilson, John Kirwan, Emma Dures, Enid Quest and Sarah Hewlett

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:4

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  23. Content type: Research

    Workplace injury is an international costly burden. Health care workers are an essential component to managing musculoskeletal disorders, however in doing this, they may increase their own susceptibility. Whil...

    Authors: Cylie M. Williams, Stefania Penkala, Peter Smith, Terry Haines and Kelly-Ann Bowles

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:3

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  24. Content type: Research

    Pressure-related skin lesions on the digits are a significant cause of discomfort. Most foot pain related to ill-fitting shoes occurs in the forefoot and digital areas. Pain has been associated with poor shoe ...

    Authors: Bessie Hurst, Helen Branthwaite, Andrew Greenhalgh and Nachiappan Chockalingam

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:2

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  25. Content type: Research

    The aim of the present study is to establish the relationship between foot–ankle patient-reported outcome measures (PROM) and three measures of foot–ankle alignment (MoFAA) in patients with metatarsal head pain.

    Authors: Manuel González-Sánchez, Esther Velasco-Ramos, Maria Ruiz Muñoz and Antonio I Cuesta-Vargas

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:49

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  26. Content type: Research

    The main purpose of this study was to investigate the presence of an association between intermetatarsal neuroma and foot type, as measured by the Foot Posture Index. The study also examined whether there was ...

    Authors: Reza Naraghi, Alexandra Bremner, Linda Slack-Smith and Alan Bryant

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:46

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  27. Content type: Research

    Pedobarography offers dynamic information about the foot, but the interpretation of its large data is challenging. In a prior study it was shown that attention can be restricted to pedobarographic midfoot load...

    Authors: Frigg Arno, Frigg Roman, Wiewiorski Martin, Goldoni Jennifer and Horisberger Monika

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:47

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  28. Content type: Research

    Foot orthoses are frequently used in sports for the treatment of overuse complaints with sufficient evidence available for certain foot-related overuse pathologies like plantar fasciitis, rheumatoid arthritis ...

    Authors: Michaela Hähni, Anja Hirschmüller and Heiner Baur

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:44

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  29. Content type: Research

    The ankle is an important component of the human kinetic chain, and deficits in ankle strength can negatively impact functional tasks such as balance and gait. While peak torque is influenced by joint angle an...

    Authors: Sara J. Hussain and Laura Frey-Law

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:43

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  30. Content type: Research

    Congenital clubfoot deformity can cause significant disability, and if left untreated, may further impoverish those in developing countries, like Bangladesh. The Ponseti method has been strategically introduce...

    Authors: Angela Margaret Evans, Mohommad Mamun Hossen Chowdhury, Mohommad Humayun Kabir and Md Fashiur Rahman

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:42

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  31. Content type: Methodology

    First metatarsophalangeal joint (MTPJ) mobility is commonly assessed by its angular displacement (joint angle) or subjectively rated as ‘hypermobile’, ‘normal’ or ‘stiff’ by a clinician. Neither of these metho...

    Authors: Marabelle L. Heng, Yaohui K. Chua, Hong K. Pek, Priathashini Krishnasamy and Pui W. Kong

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:41

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  32. Content type: Research

    Over 1 in 3 older people with diabetes sustain a fall each year. Postural instability has been identified as independent risk factor for falls within people with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN). People wi...

    Authors: Joanne Paton, Sam Glasser, Richard Collings and Jon Marsden

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:40

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  33. Content type: Research

    Ill-fitting shoes have been implicated as a risk factor for falls but research to date has focused on people with arthritis, diabetes and the general older population; little is known about people with neurolo...

    Authors: Catherine Bowen, Ann Ashburn, Mark Cole, Margaret Donovan-Hall, Malcolm Burnett, Judy Robison, Louis Mamode, Ruth Pickering, Dan Bader and Dorit Kunkel

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:39

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  34. Content type: Research

    Musculoskeletal ultrasound is a non-invasive and low-cost modality for real-time visualisation of the plantar fascia. Ultrasound examination for plantar fasciitis is generally performed with the patient in a p...

    Authors: Jae Hoon Ahn, Choong Woo Lee, ChanJoo Park and Yoon-Chung Kim

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:38

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  35. Content type: Study protocol

    Barefoot locomotion has evoked an increasing scientific interest with a controversial debate about benefits and limitations of barefoot and simulated barefoot walking and running. While most current knowledge ...

    Authors: Karsten Hollander, Babette C. van der Zwaard, Johanna Elsabe de Villiers, Klaus-Michael Braumann, Ranel Venter and Astrid Zech

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:36

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  36. Content type: Research

    Positional MRI (pMRI) allows for three-dimensional visual assessment of navicular position. In this exploratory pilot study pMRI was validated against a stretch sensor device, which measures movement of the me...

    Authors: Finn Johannsen, Philip Hansen, Sandra Stallknecht, Michael Skovdal Rathleff, Stine Hangaard, Janus Damm Nybing and Mikael Boesen

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:35

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  37. Content type: Research

    Peroneus longus acts as a foot evertor and pronator, thus ensuring stability of the talocrural joint by curbing inversion movement of the rearfoot. Increased activation of the peroneus longus muscle in the sta...

    Authors: Oliver Ludwig, Jens Kelm and Michael Fröhlich

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:33

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  38. Content type: Study protocol

    Off-loading is essential for diabetic foot management, but remains understudied. The evaluation of Off-loading using a new removable oRTHOsis in DIABetic foot (ORTHODIAB) trial aims to evaluate the efficacy of...

    Authors: Kamel Mohammedi, Louis Potier, Maud François, Dured Dardari, Marilyne Feron, Estelle Nobecourt-Dupuy, Manuel Dolz, Roxane Ducloux, Abdelkader Chibani, Dominique-François Eveno, Teresa Crea Avila, Ariane Sultan, Laurence Baillet-Blanco, Vincent Rigalleau, Gilberto Velho, Florence Tubach…

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:34

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  39. Content type: Research

    Clinical practice guidelines are recommendations systematically developed to assist clinical decision-making and inform healthcare. In current rheumatoid arthritis (RA) guidelines, management of the foot and a...

    Authors: Kym Hennessy, James Woodburn and Martijn Steultjens

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:31

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  40. Content type: Review

    Instability of the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joints of the lesser toes (digiti 2–5) is increasingly being treated by repair of the plantar plate (PP). This systematic review examines the anatomy of the plantar...

    Authors: Nico M. G. Maas, Margot van der Grinten, Wichor M. Bramer and Gert-Jan Kleinrensink

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:32

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  41. Content type: Research

    Quantifying the integrity of the Achilles tendon (AT) is a rehabilitation challenge. Adopting quantitative ultrasound measurements (QUS measurements) of the AT could fill this gap by 1) evaluating the test-ret...

    Authors: Marie-Josée Nadeau, Amélie Desrochers, Martin Lamontagne, Christian Larivière and Dany H. Gagnon

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:30

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  42. Content type: Erratum

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:28

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    The original article was published in Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2015 8:7

  43. Content type: Research

    The main aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of US-detectable forefoot bursae, metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint and metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint synovial hypertrophy (SH), Power Doppler (PD) si...

    Authors: Sandeep Mukherjee, Lindsey Cherry, Jalaa Zarroug, David Culliford, Catherine Bowen, Nigel Arden and Christopher Edwards

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:27

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  44. Content type: Research

    This study aimed to determine knowledge of national guidelines for diabetic foot assessment and risk stratification by rural and remote healthcare professionals in Western Australia and their implementation in...

    Authors: Deborah E. Schoen, Kaniz Gausia, David G. Glance and Sandra C. Thompson

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:26

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  45. Content type: Review

    Diabetic toe ulcers are a potentially devastating complication of diabetes. In recent years, the percutaneous flexor tenotomy procedure for the correction of flexible claw and hammer-toe contraction deformitie...

    Authors: Jennifer E. Scott, Gordon J. Hendry and John Locke

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:25

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  46. Content type: Research

    The Foot Posture Index (FPI) is an observational tool designed to measure the position of the foot. Its reliability is well established, and it provides normative reference values for the general population. H...

    Authors: Gabriel Gijon-Nogueron, Jesus Montes-Alguacil, Pilar Alfageme-Garcia, Jose Antonio Cervera-Marin, Jose Miguel Morales-Asencio and Alfonso Martinez-Nova

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:24

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