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  1. Content type: Research

    Alteration in the strain properties of the Achilles tendon may lead to adaptations such as pathological stiffening. Stiff tendons have reduced adaptive ability, which may increase the risk for developing tendi...

    Authors: Prue Molyneux, Richard F. Ellis and Matthew Carroll

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:49

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  2. Content type: Research

    Fractures of the metatarsal bones account for 35% of all foot fractures. Conservative management of fractures proximal to the metaphyseal-diaphyseal junction of the fifth metatarsal bone (pseudo-Jones) is by p...

    Authors: Peerapong Piyapittayanun, Kanakij Mutthakalin, Alisara Arirachakaran and Jatupon Kongtharvonskul

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:47

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  3. Content type: Methodology

    Advancements in additive manufacturing, along with new 3D scanning tools, are increasingly fulfilling the technological need for custom devices in personalized medicine. In podiatry and in the footwear industr...

    Authors: Giulia Rogati, Alberto Leardini, Maurizio Ortolani and Paolo Caravaggi

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:46

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  4. Content type: Research

    In specific populations, including those at risk of falls or foot ulcers, indoor footwear is an important aspect of preventative care. This study aims to describe the indoor footwear worn most over the previou...

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

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:45

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  5. Content type: Commentary

    Non-removable offloading devices are recommended for the treatment of uncomplicated plantar diabetic foot ulcers because adherence to using removable devices is low. However, patients may not always understand...

    Authors: Gustav Jarl

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:44

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  6. Content type: Research

    Runners and walkers often suffer from lower extremity injuries. Little is known about the relationship between their consumer behaviour towards footwear and the development of those injuries. Therefore, the ai...

    Authors: Tine Marieke Willems, Roel De Ridder and Philip Roosen

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:43

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  7. Content type: Research

    Developmental coordination disorder (DCD) is a common condition in children affecting motor coordination. This impacts on academic performance, and activities of daily living. Literature surrounding interventi...

    Authors: Mitchell Smith, Helen A. Banwell, Emily Ward and Cylie M. Williams

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:42

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  8. Content type: Research

    To reduce gait problems in individuals with non-spastic calf muscle weakness, spring-like ankle-foot orthoses (AFOs) are often applied, but they are not individually optimized to treatment outcome. The aim of ...

    Authors: Hilde E. Ploeger, Niels F. J. Waterval, Frans Nollet, Sicco A. Bus and Merel-Anne Brehm

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:41

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  9. Content type: Review

    Intermittent claudication (IC) is the most common symptom of peripheral arterial disease and is generally treated conservatively due to limited prognostic evidence to support early revascularisation in the ind...

    Authors: A. Mizzi, K. Cassar, C. Bowen and C. Formosa

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:40

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  10. Content type: Review

    The ankle brachial index (ABI) is widely used in clinical practice as a non-invasive method to detect the presence and severity of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Current guidelines suggest that it should b...

    Authors: Sarah Casey, Sean Lanting, Christopher Oldmeadow and Vivienne Chuter

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:39

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  11. Content type: Research

    Footwear is an important concern for people with gout, who often describe difficulty finding suitable footwear. Previous studies have identified footwear as a major concern for people with gout. The aim of thi...

    Authors: Mike Frecklington, Anita Williams, Nicola Dalbeth, Peter McNair, Peter Gow and Keith Rome

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:38

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  12. Content type: Research

    Ankle joint range of motion is a frequently assessed measure used by health care clinicians who manage lower limb pathologies to identify ankle equinus and/or other joint motion concerns that may negatively im...

    Authors: Helen A. Banwell, Hayley Uden, Nicole Marshall, Carlie Altmann and Cylie M. Williams

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:37

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  13. Content type: Research

    Multimorbidity is prevalent and adversely affects health outcomes. Foot pain is common and one of the primary reasons for utilisation of podiatry services. At present, little is known about the impact of multi...

    Authors: Gordon J. Hendry, Linda Fenocchi, Helen Mason and Martijn Steultjens

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:36

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  14. Content type: Research

    This study focussed on pressure relieving orthotic insoles designed for retail footwear and people with diabetes and at risk of first forefoot ulceration. The aim was to investigate whether the pressure reliev...

    Authors: Ana Martinez-Santos, Stephen Preece and Christopher J. Nester

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:35

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  15. Content type: Research

    Lower extremity amputation (LEA) is a potential sequelae of diabetic foot ulceration (DFU) and is associated with huge morbidly and mortality. Low and middle income countries are currently at the greatest risk...

    Authors: Ejiofor Ugwu, Olufunmilayo Adeleye, Ibrahim Gezawa, Innocent Okpe, Marcelina Enamino and Ignatius Ezeani

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:34

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  16. Content type: Research

    Charcot foot arthropathy is a potentially limb-threatening condition that leads to progressive destruction of the bones and joints in the neuropathic foot. One of its main causes is diabetes mellitus whose pre...

    Authors: Jean Paul Vwakya Wanzou, Patrick Sekimpi, Johnson Owonda Komagum, Frederick Nakwagala and Erisa Sabakaki Mwaka

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:33

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  17. Content type: Research

    Foot orthoses (FOs) are prescribed as an important conservative treatment option in patients with foot problems related to rheumatoid arthritis. However, a broad variation in FOs is used, both in clinical prac...

    Authors: Marloes Tenten-Diepenmaat, Joost Dekker, Martijn W. Heymans, Leo D. Roorda, Thea P. M. Vliet Vlieland and Marike van der Leeden

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:32

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  18. Content type: Research

    Podiatric vascular assessment practices in the United Kingdom (UK) are currently unknown. This study aimed to describe the current practices for performing lower limb vascular assessments by podiatrists in the...

    Authors: Peta Ellen Tehan, Martin Fox, Sarah Stewart, Susan Matthews and Vivienne Helaine Chuter

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:31

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  19. Content type: Research

    Mechanical and morphological properties of the Achilles tendon are altered in disease and in response to changes in mechanical loading. In the last few years different ultrasound based technologies have been u...

    Authors: Alessandro Schneebeli, Filippo Del Grande, Deborah Falla, Corrado Cescon, Ron Clijsen and Marco Barbero

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:30

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  20. Content type: Research

    Smart insole technologies that provide biofeedback on foot health can support foot-care in adults with diabetes. However, the factors that influence patient uptake and acceptance of this technology are unclear...

    Authors: Emma M. Macdonald, Byron M. Perrin, Nerida Hyett and Michael I. C. Kingsley

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:29

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  21. Content type: Research

    Chronic ankle instability (CAI) may result from repeated, frequent ankle sprains during sports activities. Manual examination for CAI is conducted; however, quantitative methods for the evaluation of CAI have ...

    Authors: Takanori Kikumoto, Kazuma Akatsuka, Emi Nakamura, Wataru Ito, Ryo Hirabayashi and Mutsuaki Edama

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:27

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  22. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to investigate whether foot and lower limb related symptoms were associated with work participation and poor mobility in people with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE).

    Authors: M. J. Stevens, K. Walker-Bone, D. J. Culliford, B. Alcacer-Pitarch, A. Blake, N. Hopkinson, L. S. Teh, E. M. Vital, C. J. Edwards, A. E. Williams and L. Cherry

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:26

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  23. Content type: Review

    Reports suggest that children with mobility impairment represent a significant proportion of the population living with a disability. Footwear is considered to be the key extrinsic factor affecting children’s ...

    Authors: Matthew Hill, Aoife Healy and Nachiappan Chockalingam

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:25

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  24. Content type: Research

    Flat-footed individuals are believed to have poorer jump performance compared to normal-arched individuals. Foot orthoses are commonly used to support the deformed foot arch, and improve normal foot function. ...

    Authors: Malia Ho, Pui Wah Kong, Lowell Jia-Yee Chong and Wing-Kai Lam

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:24

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  25. Content type: Review

    The delivery of healthcare is changing and aligned with this, the podiatry profession continues to change with evidence informed practice and extending roles. As change is now a constant, this gives clinicians...

    Authors: Michael Harrison-Blount, Christopher Nester and Anita Williams

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:23

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  26. Content type: Research

    Therapeutic shoes can prevent diabetic foot reulcerations but their use is complicated by the fact that shoes have psychological and social meanings, which is believed to put a larger burden on women than men....

    Authors: Gustav Jarl, John Alnemo, Roy Tranberg and Lars-Olov Lundqvist

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:21

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  27. Content type: Study protocol

    Mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy is a common musculoskeletal condition characterised by degeneration of the Achilles tendon, which causes pain and disability. Multiple non-surgical treatments have been advoca...

    Authors: Chantel L. Rabusin, Hylton B. Menz, Jodie A. McClelland, Angela M. Evans, Karl B. Landorf, Peter Malliaras, Sean I. Docking and Shannon E. Munteanu

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:20

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  28. Content type: Research

    Diabetic foot ulceration (DFUs) is increasingly prevalent in Singapore. Appropriate management is important since DFU brings with it an associated risk for lower limb amputations, high morbidity rates and cost...

    Authors: Sheena Tan, Hazel Horobin and Thanaporn Tunprasert

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:19

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  29. Content type: Research

    Foot and ankle pain is common in the Australian adult population. People with musculoskeletal foot and ankle conditions are often referred for surgical opinion, yet how patients are managed prior to referral i...

    Authors: Tom P. Walsh, Linda R. Ferris, Nancy C. Cullen, Jared L. Bourke, Melissa J. Cooney, Chi K. Gooi, Christopher H. Brown and John B. Arnold

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:18

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  30. Content type: Review

    Aboriginal and Torres Islander Australians experience considerably higher rates of diabetes and diabetes related foot complications and amputations than non-Indigenous Australians. Therefore there is a need to...

    Authors: Vivienne Chuter, Matthew West, Fiona Hawke and Angela Searle

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:17

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  31. Content type: Research

    The lateral ankle ligament complex consisting of the anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL), the calcaneofibular ligament (CFL) and the posterior talofibular ligament (PTFL) is known to provide stability against...

    Authors: Lu Li, Albert Gollhofer, Heinz Lohrer, Nadja Dorn-Lange, Guiseppe Bonsignore and Dominic Gehring

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:16

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  32. Content type: Research

    Foot pain and deformity are common in people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Previous research has identified that women with RA seek retail footwear to alleviate their foot problems. The specific footwear fea...

    Authors: Peta Ellen Tehan, Trish Morpeth, Anita Ellen Williams, Nicola Dalbeth and Keith Rome

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:15

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  33. Content type: Research

    We aimed to develop and evaluate a tool for clubfoot therapists in low resource settings to assess the results of Ponseti treatment of congenital talipes equinovarus, or clubfoot, in children of walking age.

    Authors: Tracey Smythe, Debra Mudariki, Maxman Gova, Allen Foster and Christopher Lavy

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:14

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  34. Content type: Research

    Descriptions of the techniques for condylectomies via minimally invasive surgery (MIS) to treat interdigital helomas of the lesser toes are scarce in the literature. This study aimed to define and describe thi...

    Authors: Luis M. Marti-Martinez, Alba Gracia-Sánchez, Javier Ferrer-Torregrosa, Rubén Lorca-Gutierrez, Jonatan Garcia-Campos and Salvador Pedro Sánchez-Pérez

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:13

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  35. Content type: Review

    Morton’s neuroma (MN) is a compressive neuropathy of the common plantar digital nerve. It is a common compressive neuropathy often causing significant pain which limits footwear choices and weight bearing acti...

    Authors: Barry G. Matthews, Sheree E. Hurn, Michael P. Harding, Rachel A. Henry and Robert S. Ware

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:12

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  36. Content type: Review

    Ankle-foot orthoses (AFO) are prescribed to manage difficulty walking due to foot drop, bony foot deformities and poor balance. Traditional AFOs are handmade using thermoplastic vacuum forming which provides l...

    Authors: Elizabeth Wojciechowski, Angela Y. Chang, Daniel Balassone, Jacqueline Ford, Tegan L. Cheng, David Little, Manoj P. Menezes, Sean Hogan and Joshua Burns

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:11

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  37. Content type: Research

    The tibialis anterior tendon (TAT) presents little morphological variation. The tibialis anterior muscle originates at the lateral condyle of the tibia, the proximal one-third to two-thirds of the lateral surf...

    Authors: Łukasz Olewnik, Michał Podgórski, Michał Polguj and Mirosław Topol

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:9

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  38. Content type: Research

    Gout frequently affects the foot yet relatively little is known about the effects of gout on foot structure, pain and functional ability. This study aimed to describe the impact of gout in a UK primary care po...

    Authors: Helen R. Petty, Trishna Rathod-Mistry, Hylton B. Menz and Edward Roddy

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:8

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  39. Content type: Research

    Guidelines recommend foot orthoses for people with both early (< 2 years) and established rheumatoid arthritis (RA). While prefabricated foot orthoses are cheaper and can exhibit comparable effects to customis...

    Authors: Lara S. Chapman, Anthony C. Redmond, Karl B. Landorf, Keith Rome, Anne-Maree Keenan, Robin Waxman, Begonya Alcacer-Pitarch, Heidi J. Siddle and Michael R. Backhouse

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:7

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  40. Content type: Research

    The Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index (MFPDI) is a patient-reported outcome tool used to measure foot pain and foot-related disability. The English version of the MFPDI has been successfully translated...

    Authors: Brina Xing Ying Erh, Hong-gu He, Kate Frances Carter, Peter P. Cheung, Daphne S. Tan, Wenru Wang and Keith Rome

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:6

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  41. Content type: Research

    In 2015 the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) reported that annotation of the register for podiatric surgery would improve the way in which risks are currently managed. The academic institutions provi...

    Authors: Thomas Austen and Simon Otter

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:4

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  42. Content type: Research

    Gout frequently affects the foot, particularly the first metatarsophalangeal joint. People with gout commonly wear ill-fitting footwear that lacks cushioning and support, which may further contribute to foot p...

    Authors: Angela Brenton-Rule, Nicola Dalbeth, N. Lawrence Edwards and Keith Rome

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:3

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  43. Content type: Research

    Diabetic foot ulceration is a considerable cost to the NHS and foot orthotic provision is a core strategy for the management of the people with diabetes and a moderate to high risk of foot ulceration. The trad...

    Authors: D. J. Parker, G. H. Nuttall, N. Bray, T. Hugill, A. Martinez-Santos, R. T. Edwards and C. Nester

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:2

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  44. Content type: Research

    Higher peak external knee flexion moments (KFM) during running has been observed in healthy people wearing athletic footwear compared to barefoot, which may increase risk of knee pathologies such as patellofem...

    Authors: Timothy A. Sayer, Rana S. Hinman, Kade L. Paterson, Kim L. Bennell, Karine Fortin, J. Kasza and Adam L. Bryant

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2019 12:1

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