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  1. 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talipes equino varus (clubfoot deformity) has been transformed in the last 20 years as surgical correction has been replaced by the non-surgical Ponseti method.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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Content type: Research

    Application of in-shoe multi-segment foot kinematic analyses currently faces a number of challenges, including: (i) the difficulty to apply regular markers onto the skin, (ii) the necessity for an adequate sho...

    Authors: Maarten Eerdekens, Filip Staes, Thomas Pilkington and Kevin Deschamps

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:38

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  13. Content type: Research

    Foot orthoses have been advocated in the management of a wide range of clinical foot and lower limb problems and are within the scope of podiatry, orthotic and physiotherapy practice. Previous reports into the...

    Authors: CJ Nester, A Graham, A Martinez-Santos, AE Williams, J McAdam and V Newton

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:35

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  14. Content type: Research

    Injury is an important risk factor for osteoarthritis (OA), a highly prevalent and disabling joint disease. Joint shape is linked to OA, but the interplay of injury and joint shape and their combined role in O...

    Authors: Amanda E. Nelson, Yvonne M. Golightly, Shahmeer Lateef, Jordan B. Renner, Joanne M. Jordan, Richard M. Aspden, Howard Hillstrom and Jennifer S. Gregory

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:34

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  15. Content type: Research

    Foot complaints have been shown to be common in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and heterogeneous in nature. We aimed to categorize self-reported foot complaints in people with SLE and foot symptoms.

    Authors: Simon J. Otter, Maheswaran Rohan, Kevin A. Davies, Sunil Kumar, Peter Gow, Nicola Dalbeth, Michael Corkill, Sam Panthakalam and Keith Rome

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:33

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  16. Content type: Research

    There is a well-recognised relationship between body weight, plantar pressures and foot pain, but the temporal association between these factors is unknown. The aim of this study was to investigate the relatio...

    Authors: Tom P. Walsh, Paul A. Butterworth, Donna M. Urquhart, Flavia M. Cicuttini, Karl B. Landorf, Anita E. Wluka, E. Michael Shanahan and Hylton B. Menz

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:31

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  17. Content type: Research

    The Footscan® platform system is one of the most commonly used clinical tools for the measurement of the foot pressure. The present study was designed to assess the repeatability of the system and identify the...

    Authors: Chao Xu, Xin-Xin Wen, Lu-Yu Huang, Lei Shang, Xi-Xia Cheng, Ya-Bo Yan and Wei Lei

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:30

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  18. Content type: Research

    Although accumulative evidence exists that support the applicability of multi-segmental foot models (MFMs) in evaluating foot motion in various pathologic conditions, little is known of the effect of aging on ...

    Authors: Dong Yeon Lee, Sang Gyo Seo, Eo Jin Kim, Doo Jae Lee, Kee Jeong Bae, Kyoung Min Lee and In Ho Choi

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:29

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  19. Content type: Research

    Diabetes educators provide self-management education for people living with diabetes to promote optimal health and wellbeing. Their national association is the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA),...

    Authors: Olivia King, Susan Nancarrow, Sandra Grace and Alan Borthwick

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:28

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  20. Content type: Research

    Appropriate footwear for individuals with diabetes but no ulceration history could reduce the risk of first ulceration. However, individuals who deem themselves at low risk are unlikely to seek out bespoke foo...

    Authors: Stephen J. Preece, Jonathan D. Chapman, Bjoern Braunstein, Gert-Peter Brüggemann and Christopher J. Nester

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:27

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  21. Content type: Research

    Ischaemic ulcerations have been reported to persist and/or deteriorate despite technically successful revascularisations; a higher incidence of which affects patients with diabetes and critical limb ischaemia....

    Authors: Benedictine Y. C. Khor and Pamela Price

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:26

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  22. Content type: Research

    Adolescence is marked by changes to the body, including the feet. The Foot Posture Index (FPI-6) stands out from other foot type classification methods as valid, reliable, and multidimensional. However, the cu...

    Authors: Barbarah Kelly Gonçalves de Carvalho, Patrícia Jundi Penha, Nárima Lívia Jundi Penha, Rodrigo Mantelatto Andrade, Ana Paula Ribeiro and Sílvia Maria Amado João

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2017 10:1

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  23. 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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  24. Content type: Research

    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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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

  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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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