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  1. Patellofemoral pain (PFP) affects one-quarter of adolescents, yet there are few evidence-informed recommendations to treat PFP in this population. HAPPi Kneecaps! is a randomised, controlled, participant- and ...

    Authors: Isobel C. O’Sullivan, Nathalia Cordeiro da Costa, Melinda M. Franettovich Smith, Bill Vicenzino, Kay M. Crossley, Steven J. Kamper, Marienke van Middelkoop, Hylton B. Menz, Kylie Tucker, Karina T. O’Leary and Natalie J. Collins
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:37
  2. Foot problems, including foot pain, structural deformities, skin and nail lesions, and footwear difficulties, are common in people with inflammatory rheumatic diseases. However, dedicated podiatry services are...

    Authors: Vy Nguyen, Angela Brenton-Rule, Nicola Dalbeth, Keith Rome and Sarah Stewart
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:36
  3. Ankle arthroplasty, commonly known as ankle replacement, is a surgical procedure for treating end-stage ankle osteoarthritis. Whilst evidence shows good clinical results after surgery, little is known of the l...

    Authors: Thomas A. Perry, Alan Silman, David Culliford, Lucy Gates, Nigel Arden and Catherine Bowen
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:33
  4. Patients with chronic foot/ankle pain are often referred for orthopaedic assessment. Psychological vulnerabilities influence pain states (including foot and ankle), therefore this study aimed to establish the ...

    Authors: Matthew Holt, Caitlin L. Swalwell, Gayle H. Silveira, Vivienne Tippett, Tom P. Walsh and Simon R. Platt
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:32
  5. Pressure offloading treatment is critical for healing diabetes-related foot ulcers (DFU). Yet the 2011 Australian DFU guidelines regarding offloading treatment are outdated. A national expert panel aimed to de...

    Authors: Malindu E. Fernando, Mark Horsley, Sara Jones, Brian Martin, Vanessa L. Nube, James Charles, Jane Cheney and Peter A. Lazzarini
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:31
  6. Diabetes-related foot disease (DFD) is a leading cause of the Australian disease burden. The 2011 Australian DFD guidelines were outdated. We aimed to develop methodology for systematically adapting suitable i...

    Authors: Peter A. Lazzarini, Anita Raspovic, Jenny Prentice, Robert J. Commons, Robert A. Fitridge, James Charles, Jane Cheney, Nytasha Purcell and Stephen M. Twigg
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:28
  7. There is limited evidence in the literature to describe an analgesic protocol that takes into consideration the extent of foot and ankle surgery. The aim of this study was to develop a guide for acute postoper...

    Authors: Ping Ping Joanne Ang, Burke Hugo and Renee Silvester
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:27
  8. While the roles of injury prevention and performance enhancement have increasingly been investigated for badminton footwear, there is a lack of research on gender-specific badminton footwear. The purpose of th...

    Authors: Siqin Shen, Wing-Kai Lam, Jin Teng, Sheng-Wei Jia, Julien S. Baker, Ukadike C. Ugbolue, Gusztáv Fekete and Yaodong Gu
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:26
  9. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples have high rates of diabetes-related foot disease including foot ulcer and amputation. There has been limited evaluation of foot care services for Aboriginal and To...

    Authors: Matthew West, Sean Sadler, James Charles, Fiona Hawke, Sean Lanting, Shannon E. Munteanu and Vivienne Chuter
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:25
  10. Doppler is the most commonly utilised vascular assessment tool by podiatrists in Australia and the United Kingdom. Doppler is a key component of many international guidelines for vascular assessment. Used alon...

    Authors: Peta Tehan, Jill Sommerset, Richard Rounsley and Martin Fox
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:24
  11. The aim of this bibliometric study was to examine trends in the quality and quantity of published diabetes-related foot disease (DRFD) research in Aotearoa/New Zealand (NZ) over the past five decades.

    Authors: Matthew Carroll, Ibrahim Saleh Al-Busaidi, Kirsten J. Coppell, Michele Garrett, Belinda Ihaka, Claire O’Shea, Justina Wu and Steve York
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:23
  12. The size of the plantar intrinsic and extrinsic foot muscles has been shown to be associated with toe flexor strength (TFS). Previous studies adopted the size of limited plantar intrinsic foot muscles or a com...

    Authors: Yuki Kusagawa, Toshiyuki Kurihara, Sumiaki Maeo, Takashi Sugiyama, Hiroaki Kanehisa and Tadao Isaka
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:22
  13. The English version of the Foot Function Index (FFI) is a reliable and valid tool for measuring pain and functional instability due to chronic lateral ankle instability (CLAI). However, its use among Arabic sp...

    Authors: Mohammed I. Amri, Msaad M. Alzhrani, Ahmad D. Alanazi, Mazen M. Alqahtani and Faizan Zaffar Kashoo
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:21
  14. The coronavirus pandemic resulted in unique challenges for podiatrists in Australia. Podiatrists were tasked with having to make triage decisions about face-to-face care without clear guidelines. This research...

    Authors: Cylie M. Williams, Alicia James, Sindhrani Dars and Helen Banwell
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:20
  15. Foot involvement is a major manifestation of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and can lead to severe levels of foot pain and disability and impaired functional mobility and quality of life. Gait spatiotemporal parame...

    Authors: Roua Walha, Nathaly Gaudreault, Pierre Dagenais and Patrick Boissy
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:19
  16. There is a lack of high quality evidence to guide the optimal management of diabetes-related foot infection, particularly in cases of severe diabetes-related foot infection and diabetes-related foot osteomyeli...

    Authors: Leonard Seng, Aaron Drovandi, Malindu E Fernando and Jonathan Golledge
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:18
  17. To systematically evaluate the literature investigating the relationship between cutaneous microvascular reactivity in the foot of adults with diabetes-related Charcot neuroarthropathy compared to a non-Charco...

    Authors: Sean Michael Lanting, Tsz Long Chan, Sarah Louise Casey, Benjamin John Peterson and Vivienne Helaine Chuter
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:17
  18. Previous research shows kinematic and kinetic coupling between the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) and midtarsal joints during gait. Studying the effects of MTP position as well as foot structure on this coupling ma...

    Authors: Lauren R. Williams, Sarah T. Ridge, A. Wayne Johnson, Elisa S. Arch and Dustin A. Bruening
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:16
  19. People experiencing homelessness are known to suffer from poor health and can be reluctant to seek healthcare except in crisis. Foot and ankle problems are a concern; as well as causing discomfort and pain, th...

    Authors: Robyn M. Mullins, Rebecca E. Mannix, Nicole J. Marshall and Virginia J. Lewis
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:15
  20. Plantar heel pain (PHP) is a common cause of foot complaints, for which treatment with custom-made insoles is frequently applied. So far few studies have investigated patient characteristics that predict respo...

    Authors: N. Rasenberg, L. J. M. Dijkgraaf, P. J. Bindels, S. M. Bierma-Zeinstra and M. van Middelkoop
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:14
  21. Footwear has been documented as a significant factor in the aetiology of foot pain in the general population. Assessing footwear in a clinical setting continues to be practitioner specific and there is limited...

    Authors: Stephen Ellis, Helen Branthwaite and Nachiappan Chockalingam
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:12
  22. Non-medical prescribing is one healthcare reform strategy that has the potential to create health system savings and offer equitable and timely access to scheduled medicines. Podiatrists are well positioned to...

    Authors: Kristin Graham, Lisa Matricciani, Helen Banwell, Saravana Kumar, Ryan Causby, Saraid Martin and Lisa Nissen
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:11
  23. Foot and ankle pain is common, and generally viewed through a biomedical lens rather than applying a biopsychosocial model. The objectives of this review were to evaluate: (1) the psychosocial characteristics ...

    Authors: Matthew Cotchett, Nicoletta Frescos, Glen A. Whittaker and Daniel R. Bonanno
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:10
  24. To determine the effectiveness and sustainability of supervised balance training in people with chronic ankle instability (CAI) with grade III ligament injury.

    Authors: Zong-chen Hou, Hong-shi Huang, Ying-fang Ao, Yue-lin Hu, Chen Jiao, Qin-wei Guo, Xin Miao, Nan Li, Yan-fang Jiang and Dong Jiang
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:9
  25. Medial tibial stress syndrome is a common sports related injury. Altered foot kinematics can be a risk factor for the injury. Since foot segments can move independently, intersegment coordination is important ...

    Authors: Hiroshi Akuzawa, Tomoki Oshikawa, Koji Nakamura, Ren Kubota, Norifumi Takaki, Naoto Matsunaga and Koji Kaneoka
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:8
  26. The benefits of exercise and staying active are widely reported in the literature, however adherence and engagement with exercise amongst people with long-term illness and diabetes is poor. Physiotherapy aims ...

    Authors: Vasileios Lepesis, Jonathan Marsden, Joanne Paton, Alec Rickard and Jos M. Latour
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:7
  27. To gain insight into the role of plantar intrinsic foot muscles in fall-related gait parameters in older adults, it is fundamental to assess foot muscles separately. Ultrasonography is considered a promising i...

    Authors: Lydia Willemse, Eveline J. M. Wouters, Martijn F. Pisters and Benedicte Vanwanseele
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:6
  28. Currently, wound management decisions are based largely on visual observations such as photographs, descriptors or measurements which can lack detail and do not always capture the sub-wound area. A previous ca...

    Authors: Charlotte Dando, Georgia Lane, Catherine Bowen and Frances Henshaw
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:5
  29. Medical imaging can be used to assist with the diagnosis of plantar heel pain. The aim of this study was to synthesise medical imaging features associated with plantar heel pain.

    Authors: Chris Drake, Glen A. Whittaker, Michelle R. Kaminski, John Chen, Anne-Maree Keenan, Michael S. Rathleff, Philip Robinson and Karl B. Landorf
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:4
  30. The plantar intrinsic foot muscles (PIFMs) have a role in dynamic functions, such as balance and propulsion, which are vital to walking. These muscles atrophy in older adults and therefore this population, whi...

    Authors: Lydia Willemse, Eveline J. M. Wouters, Henk M. Bronts, Martijn F. Pisters and Benedicte Vanwanseele
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:3
  31. Ankle fractures are common fractures in trauma surgery. Several studies have compared gait patterns between affected patients and control groups. However, no one used the Heidelberg Foot Measurement Method in ...

    Authors: Jessica C. Böpple, Michael Tanner, Sarah Campos, Christian Fischer, Sebastian Müller, Sebastian I. Wolf and Julian Doll
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:2
  32. Multi-segment foot models (MFMs) for assessing three-dimensional segmental foot motions are calculated via various analytical methods. Although validation studies have already been conducted, we cannot compare...

    Authors: Hyo Jeong Yoo, Hye Sun Park, Dong-Oh Lee, Seong Hyun Kim, Gil Young Park, Tae-Joon Cho and Dong Yeon Lee
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:1
  33. A complete definition of anatomical reference systems (ARS) for all bones of the foot and ankle complex is lacking. Using a morphological approach, we propose new ARS for these bones with the aim of being high...

    Authors: Michele Conconi, Alessandro Pompili, Nicola Sancisi, Alberto Leardini, Stefano Durante and Claudio Belvedere
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:66
  34. Diabetes-related foot is the largest burden to the health sector compared to other diabetes-related complications in Australia, including New South Wales (NSW). Understanding of social determinants of diabetes...

    Authors: Moin Uddin Ahmed, Wadad Kathy Tannous, Kingsley Emwinyore Agho, Frances Henshaw, Deborah Turner and David Simmons
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:65
  35. Patellofemoral pain (PFP) affects one-third of adolescents and can persist into adulthood, negatively impacting health and quality of life. Foot orthoses are a recommended treatment for adults with PFP, but ha...

    Authors: Isobel C. O’Sullivan, Kay M. Crossley, Steven J. Kamper, Marienke van Middelkoop, Bill Vicenzino, Melinda M. Franettovich Smith, Hylton B. Menz, Anne J. Smith, Kylie Tucker, Karina T. O’Leary, Nathalia Costa and Natalie J. Collins
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:64
  36. The aim of this retrospective study was to examine if a correlation between Morton’s Neuroma (MN) and an increased interphalangeal angle (IPA) or intermetatarsal angle (IMA) can be found in preoperative weight...

    Authors: Martin Zaleski, Timo Tondelli, Sandro Hodel, Dominic Rigling and Stephan Wirth
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:62
  37. Peripheral vascular diseases have a significant impact on functional quality of life. Previous research has demonstrated the complex, limiting and costly economic implications of these conditions such as lower...

    Authors: Charlotte E. Sedgwick, Charlotte Growcott, Shehnaz Akhtar, Daniel Parker, Erik Mulder Pettersen, Farina Hashmi and Anita Ellen Williams
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:61
  38. Wound classification systems are useful tools to characterise diabetes-related foot ulcers (DFU) and are utilised for the purpose of clinical assessment, to promote effective communication between health profe...

    Authors: Emma J. Hamilton, Joanna Scheepers, Hayley Ryan, Byron M. Perrin, James Charles, Jane Cheney and Stephen M. Twigg
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:60
  39. The Australian wine industry is a valuable part of the wider Australian economy worth approximately A$45 billion annually and employs 163,790 people either full time or part time. Australian agricultural indus...

    Authors: Alexander Willem Copper, Rolf Scharfbillig, Thuy Phuong Nguyen and Cassandra Collins
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:58
  40. Flatfoot is characterised by the falling of the medial longitudinal arch, eversion of the hindfoot and abduction of the loaded forefoot. Furthermore, flatfoot leads to a variety of musculoskeletal symptoms in ...

    Authors: Minettchen Herchenröder, Denise Wilfling and Jost Steinhäuser
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:57
  41. High plantar pressures are associated with increased foot ulcer risk in people with diabetes. Identification of high plantar pressures in people with diabetes is clinically challenging due to time and cost con...

    Authors: Vivienne H. Chuter, Martin J. Spink, Michael David, Sean Lanting and Angela Searle
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:56
  42. Lateral wedge insoles (LWI), standalone or with medial arch support (supported-LWI), have been thoroughly investigated for their effects on modifying gait biomechanics for people with knee osteoarthritis. Howe...

    Authors: Calvin T. F. Tse, Michael B. Ryan, Jason Dien, Alex Scott and Michael A. Hunt
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:55
  43. Aotearoa New Zealand (NZ) registered podiatrists are required to participate in a mandatory continuing professional development (CPD) programme. This study investigated podiatrist’s perceptions and satisfactio...

    Authors: Matthew Carroll, Angela Brenton-Rule, Hannah Jepson and Prue Molyneux
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:54
  44. Occupational musculoskeletal injuries are prevalent in healthcare workers and are reported to be profession-specific. There is, however, a paucity of information around the injuries sustained from working as a...

    Authors: Robert Adams, Helen Branthwaite and Nachiappan Chockalingam
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:53