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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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

  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Content type: Research

    Turning during locomotion involves considerable changes of the body’s center of mass and reduced stability, as well as lower limb kinematics and kinetics. However, many previous studies have been carried out t...

    Authors: W. T. Lo, D. P. Wong, K. L. Yick, S. P. Ng and J. Yip

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:22

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  14. Content type: Research

    Foot pain has been shown to be prevalent across all age groups. The presence of foot pain may reduce mobility and impact on the ability to undertake activities of daily living. The aim of this study was to det...

    Authors: Tiffany K. Gill, Hylton B. Menz, Karl B. Landorf, John B. Arnold, Anne W. Taylor and Catherine L. Hill

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:23

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  15. Content type: Research

    Trials using inadequate levels of blinding may report larger effect sizes than blinded studies. It has been suggested that blinded outcome assessment in open trials may in some cases be undertaken by assessmen...

    Authors: Sarah Cockayne, Catherine Hewitt, Farina Hashmi, Kate Hicks, Michael Concannon, Caroline McIntosh, Kim Thomas, Jill Hall, Judith Watson, David Torgerson and Ian Watt

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:21

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  16. Content type: Research

    Accurately measuring of intrinsic foot kinematics using skin mounted markers is difficult, limited in part by the physical dimensions of the foot. Existing kinematic foot models solve this problem by combining...

    Authors: Michiel Oosterwaal, Sylvain Carbes, Scott Telfer, James Woodburn, Søren Tørholm, Amir A. Al-Munajjed, Lodewijk van Rhijn and Kenneth Meijer

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:19

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  17. Content type: Research

    Foot surgery is common in RA but the current lack of understanding of how patients interpret outcomes inhibits evaluation of procedures in clinical and research settings. This study aimed to explore which fact...

    Authors: Michael R. Backhouse, Karen A. Vinall-Collier, Anthony C. Redmond, Philip S. Helliwell and Anne-Maree Keenan

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:20

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  18. Content type: Research

    An investigation was undertaken to compare the effect of multi-component compression bandages and compression hosiery kits on individuals’ range of ankle motion whilst wearing typical and medical footwear, and...

    Authors: Leanne Atkin, John Stephenson, Grace Parfitt, Sarah Reel, Karen Ousey and Brandon Fallon

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:18

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  19. Content type: Research

    A previous study highlighted the importance of footwear to individuals’ sense of their identity, demonstrating that shoes must ‘fit’ someone socially, as well as functionally. However, unhealthy shoes can have a ...

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

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:17

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  20. Content type: Research

    To identify spatiotemporal gait parameters and plantar pressure distribution during barefoot walking in people with gout and people with asymptomatic hyperuricemia by comparing them to healthy individuals with...

    Authors: Sarah Stewart, Nicola Dalbeth, Alain C. Vandal and Keith Rome

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:15

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  21. Content type: Meeting abstracts

    P3 Medial longitudinal arch development of school children

    Authors: Jasper W. K. Tong, Veni P. Kong, Lily Sze, Susie Gale, John Veto, Carla McArdle, Thanaporn Tunprasert, Victoria Bradley, Siobhan Strike, Thanaporn Tunprasert, Victoria Bradley, Siobhan Strike, Robert Ashford, Roozbeth Naemi, Nachiappan Chocklingam, Xavi de Blasc…

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9(Suppl 1):12

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  22. Content type: Research

    The complex relationship between foot posture, flexibility, body mass and age in children is not well understood. The objectives of this post hoc analysis were to explore the relationships between foot posture, f...

    Authors: Fiona Hawke, Keith Rome and Angela Margaret Evans

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:14

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  23. Content type: Research

    Patient education supports general disease self-management and in relation to foot problems, it is recommended as a key intervention for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Further, it is known what the foo...

    Authors: Andrea S Graham and Anita E Williams

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:13

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  24. Content type: Research

    Foot orthoses are used to manage of a plethora of lower limb conditions. However, whilst the theoretical foundations might be relatively consistent, actual practices and therefore the experience of patients is...

    Authors: Anita Ellen Williams, Ana Martinez-Santos, Jane McAdam and Christopher James Nester

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:11

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  25. Content type: Research

    Foot complaints are common in inflammatory arthropathies such as rheumatoid arthritis and cause considerable disability. However, little is published about the nature and extent of foot complaints in systemic ...

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

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:10

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  26. Content type: Research

    Ankle movements can be partially encoded by cutaneous afferents. However, little is known about the central integration of these cutaneous signals, and whether individual differences exist in this integration....

    Authors: Sébastien Pavailler, Frédérique Hintzy, Nicolas Horvais and Nicolas Forestier

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

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  27. Content type: Research

    Paediatric gait and lower limb assessments are frequently undertaken in podiatry and physiotherapy clinical practice and this is a growing area of expertise within Australia. No concise paediatric standardised...

    Authors: Simone Cranage, Helen Banwell and Cylie M. Williams

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:8

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  28. Content type: Research

    The majority of multi-segment kinematic foot studies have been limited to barefoot conditions, because shod conditions have the potential for confounding surface-mounted markers. The aim of this study was to i...

    Authors: J. Halstead, A. M. Keenan, G. J. Chapman and A. C. Redmond

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:7

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  29. Content type: Research

    There are few studies investigating the characteristics, risk factors and socioeconomic status of patients with non-diabetic foot ulcers. The aim of this study was to explore the characteristics of non-diabeti...

    Authors: Norafizah Haji Zaine, Kerry Hitos, Mauro Vicaretti, John P. Fletcher, Lindy Begg and Joshua Burns

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:6

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  30. Content type: Research

    Several prospective studies have suggested that gait and plantar pressure abnormalities secondary to diabetic peripheral neuropathy contributes to foot ulceration. There are many different methods by which gai...

    Authors: Malindu Fernando, Robert G Crowther, Margaret Cunningham, Peter A Lazzarini, Kunwarjit S Sangla, Petra Buttner and Jonathan Golledge

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:4

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  31. Content type: Research

    The frontal plane projection angle (FPPA) is frequently used as a measure of dynamic knee valgus during functional tasks, such as the single leg squat. Increased dynamic knee valgus is observed in people with ...

    Authors: Narelle Wyndow, Amy De Jong, Krystal Rial, Kylie Tucker, Natalie Collins, Bill Vicenzino, Trevor Russell and Kay Crossley

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:3

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  32. Content type: Research

    The total contact cast (TCC) is an effective intervention to reduce plantar pressure in patients with diabetes and a plantar forefoot ulcer. The walls of the TCC have been indirectly shown to bear approximatel...

    Authors: Lindy Begg, Patrick McLaughlin, Mauro Vicaretti, John Fletcher and Joshua Burns

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:2

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  33. Content type: Research

    Feet are often the first site of joint involvement in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and get progressively worse if unmanaged, leading to permanent disability and negatively impacting patients’ quality of life. Pod...

    Authors: Savia de Souza, Ruth Williams and Heidi Lempp

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2016 9:1

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  34. Content type: Research

    The purpose of the present study is to establish the relationship and degree of contribution between torque and sonomiography variables (pennation angle – muscle thickness), and electromyography variables (EMGAre...

    Authors: Maria Ruiz Muñoz, Manuel González-Sánchez and Antonio I. Cuesta-Vargas

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2015 8:74

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  35. Content type: Research

    Identifying people at risk of developing diabetic foot complications is a vital step in prevention programs in primary healthcare settings. Diabetic foot risk stratification systems predict foot ulceration. Th...

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

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2015 8:73

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  36. Content type: Research

    Proinflammatory cytokines are an integral part of the osteolytic activity of Charcot arthropathy but are also central to normal bone healing. As there are no previous longitudinal studies investigating their r...

    Authors: Agnetha Folestad, Martin Ålund, Susanne Asteberg, Jesper Fowelin, Ylva Aurell, Jan Göthlin and Jean Cassuto

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2015 8:72

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  37. Content type: Research

    Corns are a common foot problem affecting a large proportion of the population. This study describes the characteristics of corns experienced by 201 participants taking part in a randomised controlled trial to...

    Authors: Lisa Farndon, Michael Concannon and John Stephenson

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2015 8:70

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  38. Content type: Research

    Ensuring efficient and effective delivery of health care to an ageing population has been a major driver for a review of the health workforce in Australia. As part of this process a National Registration and A...

    Authors: Ainslie Davies, Paul Bennett, Susan Nancarrow and Antonio Cuesta-Vargas

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2015 8:69

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  39. Content type: Research

    Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT), one of the most common hereditary neurologic disorders, often results in debilitating cavovarus foot deformities. The deformities are still not fully understood, and the trea...

    Authors: Nicholas A. Beckmann, Sebastian I. Wolf, Daniel Heitzmann, Annika Wallroth, Sebastian Müller and Thomas Dreher

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2015 8:65

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  40. Content type: Research

    Health profession students develop practical skills whilst integrating theory with practice in a real world environment as an important component of their training. Research in the area of practice placements ...

    Authors: Sally Abey, Susan Lea, Lynne Callaghan, Steve Shaw and Debbie Cotton

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2015 8:66

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  41. Content type: Research

    There is uncertainty as to which foot posture measures are the most valid in terms of predicting kinematics of the foot. The aim of this study was to investigate the associations of clinical measures of static...

    Authors: Andrew K. Buldt, George S. Murley, Pazit Levinger, Hylton B. Menz, Christopher J. Nester and Karl B. Landorf

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2015 8:63

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  42. Content type: Research

    The angle-dependent torque capacity of the subtalar pronators and supinators is important to maintain dynamic ankle stabilisation. Based on the peak torques during maximum voluntary isometric pronation and sup...

    Authors: Marco Hagen, Daniel Sanchez-Bergmann, Sebastian Seidel and Matthias Lahner

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2015 8:64

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