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  1. Concern about a child's flat foot posture is a common reason for frequent clinical consultations for an array of health care and medical professionals. The recently developed paediatric flatfoot clinical-care ...

    Authors: Angela Margaret Evans, Hollie Nicholson and Noami Zakarias

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009 2:25

    Content type: Research

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  2. Tibialis posterior has a vital role during gait as the primary dynamic stabiliser of the medial longitudinal arch; however, the muscle and tendon are prone to dysfunction with several conditions. We present an...

    Authors: Ruth Semple, George S Murley, James Woodburn and Deborah E Turner

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009 2:24

    Content type: Review

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  3. The relative merit of customised versus prefabricated foot orthoses continues to be the subject of passionate debate among foot health professionals. Although there is currently insufficient evidence to reach ...

    Authors: Hylton B Menz

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009 2:23

    Content type: Commentary

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  4. There are several clinical and radiological methods available to classify foot posture in research, however there is no clear strategy for selecting the most appropriate measurements. Therefore, the aim of thi...

    Authors: George S Murley, Hylton B Menz and Karl B Landorf

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009 2:22

    Content type: Methodology article

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  5. Foot and ankle problems are a common but relatively neglected manifestation of juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Studies of medical and non-medical interventions have shown that clinical outcome measures can be i...

    Authors: Gordon J Hendry, Deborah E Turner, John McColl, Paula K Lorgelly, Roger D Sturrock, Gordon F Watt, Michael Browne, Janet Gardner-Medwin, Lorraine Friel and Jim Woodburn

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009 2:21

    Content type: Study protocol

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  6. Foot orthoses have been demonstrated to be effective in the management of a range of conditions, but there is debate as to the benefits of customised foot orthoses over less expensive, prefabricated devices.

    Authors: Anthony C Redmond, Karl B Landorf and Anne-Maree Keenan

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009 2:20

    Content type: Research

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  7. The International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Community (i-FAB) is an international collaborative activity which will have an important impact on the foot and ankle biomechanics community. It was launched on J...

    Authors: Christopher J Nester, Alberto Leardini, Peter R Cavanagh, Dieter Rosenbaum and Joshua Burns

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009 2:19

    Content type: Commentary

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  8. Correction to McPoil TG, Cornwall MW, Medoff L, Vicenzion B, Fosberg K, Hilz D. Arch height change during sit-to-stand: an alternative for the navicular drop test. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2008; 1:3.

    Authors: Thomas G McPoil, Mark W Cornwall, Lynn Medoff, Bill Vicenzino, Kelly K Fosberg and Dana Hilz

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009 2:17

    Content type: Erratum

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    The original article was published in Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2008 1:3

  9. At diagnosis, 16% of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients may have foot joint involvement, increasing to 90% as disease duration increases. This can lead to joint instability, difficulties in walking and limitat...

    Authors: Keith Rome, Peter J Gow, Nicola Dalbeth and Jonathan M Chapman

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009 2:16

    Content type: Research

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  10. The purpose of this study was to assess the level of air contamination with bacteria after surgical hydrodebridement and to determine the effectiveness of hydro surgery on bacterial reduction of a simulated in...

    Authors: Frank L Bowling, Daryl S Stickings, Valerie Edwards-Jones, David G Armstrong and Andrew JM Boulton

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009 2:13

    Content type: Research

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  11. The navicular drop test is a measure to evaluate the function of the medial longitudinal arch, which is important for examination of patients with overuse injuries. Conflicting results have been found with reg...

    Authors: Rasmus G Nielsen, Michael S Rathleff, Ole H Simonsen and Henning Langberg

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009 2:12

    Content type: Research

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  12. Major, rare and complex incidents can occur at any mass-gathering sporting event and team medical staff should be appropriately prepared for these. One such event, the Athens Olympic Games in 2004, presented a...

    Authors: Thanos Badekas, Stamatios A Papadakis, Nikolaos Vergados, Spyros P Galanakos, Angeliki Siapkara, Mike Forgrave, Nick Romansky, Steven Mirones, Hans-Jeorg Trnka and Marino Delmi

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009 2:9

    Content type: Research

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  13. Core podiatry involves treatment of the nails, corns and callus and also giving footwear and foot health advice. Though it is an integral part of current podiatric practice little evidence is available to supp...

    Authors: Lisa Farndon, Andrew Barnes, Keith Littlewood, Justine Harle, Craig Beecroft, Jaclyn Burnside, Tracey Wheeler, Selwyn Morris and Stephen J Walters

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009 2:7

    Content type: Research

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  14. A study was conducted to determine the reliability and minimal detectable change for a new composite measure of the vertical and medial-lateral mobility of the midfoot called the foot mobility magnitude.

    Authors: Thomas G McPoil, Bill Vicenzino, Mark W Cornwall, Natalie Collins and Meghan Warren

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009 2:6

    Content type: Research

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  15. This paper explores the notion of professional status from the perspective of a sample of Australian podiatrists; how it is experienced, what factors are felt to affect it, and how these are considered to infl...

    Authors: Alan M Borthwick, Susan A Nancarrow, Wesley Vernon and Jeremy Walker

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009 2:4

    Content type: Research

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  16. People with diabetes and peripheral neuropathy often do not implement the foot-care behavioural strategies that are suggested by many health professionals. The concept of self-efficacy has been shown to be an ...

    Authors: Byron M Perrin, Hal Swerissen and Craig Payne

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009 2:3

    Content type: Research

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  17. Osteoarthritis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint (MPJ) of the foot, termed hallux limitus, is common and painful. Numerous non-surgical interventions have been proposed for this disorder, however there is li...

    Authors: Shannon E Munteanu, Hylton B Menz, Gerard V Zammit, Karl B Landorf, Christopher J Handley, Ayman ElZarka and Jason DeLuca

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009 2:2

    Content type: Study protocol

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  18. Approximately one-quarter of the population are affected by foot pain at any given time. It is often disabling and can impair mood, behaviour, self-care ability and overall quality of life. Currently, the natu...

    Authors: Fiona Hawke and Joshua Burns

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009 2:1

    Content type: Review

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  19. Hallux valgus and hallux rigidus are common foot conditions that lead to a deterioration in health status. Patients with significant pain or deformity from these conditions frequently resort to surgery. In thi...

    Authors: Mark F Gilheany, Karl B Landorf and Priscilla Robinson

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2008 1:14

    Content type: Research

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