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  1. The aim of this study was to explore the views of stakeholders in podiatry services, patients, commissioners and general practitioners (GP), to further understand experiences of referral, access and provision ...

    Authors: Charlotte Dando, Dawn Bacon, Alan Borthwick and Catherine Bowen

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:58

    Content type: Research

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  2. Foot and ankle characteristics are associated with patellofemoral pain (PFP) and may also relate to patellofemoral osteoarthritis (PFOA). A greater understanding of these characteristics and PFOA, could help t...

    Authors: Jade M. Tan, Kay M. Crossley, Shannon E. Munteanu, Natalie J. Collins, Harvi F. Hart, Joel W. Donnar, Gearoid Cleary, Isobel C. O’Sullivan, Liam R. Maclachlan, Catherine L. Derham and Hylton B. Menz

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:57

    Content type: Research

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  3. Charcot neuroarthropathy (Charcot foot) is a serious limb-threatening complication most commonly seen in individuals with diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Although dermal thermometry is widely used by clinician...

    Authors: Sarah M. Dallimore, Nicholas Puli, Daniel Kim and Michelle R. Kaminski

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:56

    Content type: Research

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  4. Older adults are known to have more pronated foot posture and decreased toe flexor strength (TFS), as well as decreased mobility in daily life compared to young adults. Although foot posture is reported to be ...

    Authors: Yuki Kusagawa, Toshiyuki Kurihara, Aiko Imai, Sumiaki Maeo, Takashi Sugiyama, Hiroaki Kanehisa and Tadao Isaka

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:55

    Content type: Research

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  5. Multiple sclerosis (MS) often affects ambulation and the function of the lower limbs. However, little is known about how much research has been conducted on lower extremity health in patients with MS.

    Authors: Minna Stolt, Anne-Marie Laitinen, Juhani Ruutiainen and Helena Leino-Kilpi

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:54

    Content type: Review

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  6. Limited research to date has defined the nature and extent of foot involvement in a psoriatic arthritis-specific population in Australia and the scale of the problem remains unclear. Survey research provides t...

    Authors: Kate Carter, Steven Walmsley, Keith Rome and Deborah E. Turner

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:53

    Content type: Research

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  7. Previous research to describe the impact of foot involvement in psoriatic arthritis has used the Leeds Foot Impact Scale in Rheumatoid Arthritis (LFIS-RA) in the current absence of any psoriatic arthritis foot...

    Authors: Kate Carter, Caterina Tannous, Steven Walmsley, Keith Rome and Deborah E. Turner

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:52

    Content type: Research

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  8. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Mieko Yokozuka, Kanako Okazaki, Yuko Sakamoto and Koko Takahashi

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:51

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:44

  9. Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is a common cause of knee pain in adolescents, but there are limited evidence-based treatment options for this population. Foot orthoses can improve pain and function in adults with P...

    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 and Natalie J. Collins

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:50

    Content type: Study protocol

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  10. Despite potential savings to the National Health Service, the collection of data on outcomes of NHS orthotic services is patchy. Indeed, several reports into orthotic services in the UK have reported a lack of...

    Authors: Natalie Hall, Daniel Parker and Anita Williams

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:49

    Content type: Research

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  11. Ingrowing toenails are a common and painful condition often requiring surgical management. Practitioners who perform surgery on ingrowing toenails include orthopaedic surgeons, general practitioners, podiatris...

    Authors: Alexander J. Terrill, Katie J. Green, Angelo Salerno and Paul A. Butterworth

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:48

    Content type: Research

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  12. The current study investigated the effects of shoes of different weights on calf individual muscle contributions during a running cycle. Twenty male runners ran on a force platform with shoes of four different...

    Authors: I-Lin Wang, Yi-Ming Chen, Ke-Ke Zhang, Ming Gou, Jia-Qi Li and Yu-Hong Jiang

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:47

    Content type: Research

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  13. This study aimed to clarify the morphological characteristics of the Lisfranc ligament and the cuneiform 1-metatarsal 2&3 plantar ligament (CMPL).

    Authors: Y. Suzuki, M. Edama, F. Kaneko, M. Ikezu, K. Matsuzawa, R. Hirabayashi and I. Kageyama

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:46

    Content type: Research

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  14. People at increased risk of developing diabetic foot ulcers often wear therapeutic footwear less frequently than is desirable. The aims were to identify patient groups prone to nonadherence to wearing therapeu...

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

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:45

    Content type: Research

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  15. The prevalence of hallux valgus (HV) increases with age in females. Several studies have investigated the relationship between foot problems, including HV, and falls in older individuals. This study aimed to e...

    Authors: Mieko Yokozuka, Kanako Okazaki, Yuko Sakamoto and Koko Takahashi

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:44

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:51

  16. Foot muscle weakness can produce foot deformity, pain and disability. Toe flexor and foot arch exercises focused on intrinsic foot muscle strength and functional control may mitigate the progression of foot de...

    Authors: Penelope J. Latey, John Eisenhuth, Marnee J. McKay, Claire E. Hiller, Premala Sureshkumar, Elizabeth J. Nightingale and Joshua Burns

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:43

    Content type: Research

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  17. Appropriate footwear is important for those who stand for prolonged periods of time at work, enabling them to remain comfortable, healthy and safe. Preferences for different footwear cushioning or hardness are...

    Authors: Jennifer Anderson, Anita E. Williams and Chris Nester

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:42

    Content type: Research

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  18. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Nirmeen M. Hassan, Andrew K. Buldt, Nora Shields, Karl B. Landorf, Hylton B. Menz and Shannon E. Munteanu

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:41

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:31

  19. Sex-related differences of plantar pressure distribution during activities should be thoroughly inspected as it can help establish treatment and prevention strategies for foot and ankle problems. In-shoe measu...

    Authors: Tetsuya Yamamoto, Yuichi Hoshino, Noriyuki Kanzaki, Koji Nukuto, Takahiro Yamashita, Kazuyuki Ibaraki, Kouki Nagamune, Kanto Nagai, Daisuke Araki, Takehiko Matsushita and Ryosuke Kuroda

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:40

    Content type: Research

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  20. Stroke-related changes in foot structure and function affect balance and mobility and quantifying foot function following stroke could offer clinically useful information to inform rehabilitation. The aim of t...

    Authors: A. Rogers, S. C. Morrison, T. Gorst, J. Paton, J. Freeman, J. Marsden and M. C. Cramp

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:39

    Content type: Research

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  21. Diabetic foot infection is a worldwide health problem is commonly encountered in daily practice. This study was conducted to identify the microbiological profile and antibiotic sensitivity patterns of causativ...

    Authors: Teik Chiang Goh, Mohd Yazid Bajuri, Sivapathasundaram C. Nadarajah, Abdul Halim Abdul Rashid, Suhaila Baharuddin and Kamarul Syariza Zamri

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:36

    Content type: Research

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  22. Rural Americans with diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) face a 50% increased risk of major amputation compared to their urban counterparts. We sought to identify health system barriers contributing to this disparity.

    Authors: Bryn L. Sutherland, Kristen Pecanac, Christie M. Bartels and Meghan B. Brennan

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:32

    Content type: Research

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  23. The effect of different orthotic materials on plantar pressures has not been systematically investigated. This study aimed to review and summarise the findings from studies that have evaluated the effect of or...

    Authors: James M. Gerrard, Daniel R. Bonanno, Glen A. Whittaker and Karl B. Landorf

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:35

    Content type: Review

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  24. Ultrasound imaging techniques have been used to assess the characteristics of skeletal muscles and tendons. Such techniques (gray scale analysis) allow qualitative evaluation and have been used recently to ass...

    Authors: Alessandro Schneebeli, Lorenzo Visconti, Corrado Cescon, Ron Clijsen, Guido Giardini, Maria Elisabetta Arizzio and Marco Barbero

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:34

    Content type: Research

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  25. Osteoarthritis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint (1st MTP joint OA) is a common and disabling condition that results in pain and limited joint range of motion. There is inconsistent evidence regarding the...

    Authors: Jamie J. Allan, Jodie A. McClelland, Shannon E. Munteanu, Andrew K. Buldt, Karl B. Landorf, Edward Roddy, Maria Auhl and Hylton B. Menz

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:33

    Content type: Research

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  26. Children and adolescents with Down syndrome have a distinctive foot shape (such as wide and flat feet) that often leads to difficulty with footwear fitting. 3-dimensional (3D) scanning can accurately measure t...

    Authors: Nirmeen M. Hassan, Andrew K. Buldt, Nora Shields, Karl B. Landorf, Hylton B. Menz and Shannon E. Munteanu

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:31

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:41

  27. In people with diabetes, offloading high-risk foot regions by optimising footwear, or insoles, may prevent ulceration. This systematic review aimed to summarise and evaluate the evidence for footwear and insol...

    Authors: Sayed Ahmed, Alex Barwick, Paul Butterworth and Susan Nancarrow

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:30

    Content type: Review

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  28. Diabetes is the leading cause of lower limb amputation in Australia, costing the Australian health care system an estimated A$1.6 billion annually. Podiatrists are the primary foot health care provider in Aust...

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

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:28

    Content type: Research

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  29. Foot health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians’ has not been established. Additionally, studies have shown that there is a lack of engagement of this population with general preventive foot c...

    Authors: Matthew West, Sean Sadler, Fiona Hawke, Shannon E. Munteanu and Vivienne Chuter

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:27

    Content type: Research

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  30. Neuropathy and vasculopathy can lead to costly and debilitating complications in people with diabetes. The purpose of this study was to evaluate, at an organizational level, uptake of practices included in a d...

    Authors: Catherine B. Chan, Kathy Dmytruk, Michele Labbie and Petra O’Connell

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:26

    Content type: Research

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  31. The tibialis posterior tendon (TPT) is the main dynamic stabilizer of the medial longitudinal arch of the foot. Especially in adult acquired flatfoot deformity (AAFD) the TPT plays a detrimental role. The path...

    Authors: Madeleine Willegger, Nargiz Seyidova, Reinhard Schuh, Reinhard Windhager and Lena Hirtler

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:25

    Content type: Research

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  32. Although ageing could increase the risk of delayed healing in diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) patients, data from middle-aged patients remains greatly limited. The purpose of this study was to explore the clinical...

    Authors: Tao Tong, Cailian Yang, Wenqing Tian, Zhiping Liu, Bo Liu, Jun Cheng, Qingfeng Cheng and Bo Zhou

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:24

    Content type: Research

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  33. A proportion of people who have been diagnosed with peripheral arterial disease and diabetes mellitus will be susceptible to chronic wounds. Oxygen is vital for wound healing, so oxygen measurements should to ...

    Authors: A. Beaumont, L. McSorley, M. Matthews, K. Mooneesawmy, L. Little and J. R. Forss

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:22

    Content type: Research

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  34. The ankle-brachial index (ABI) is widely used for determining the presence and severity of peripheral arterial disease (PAD), and current guidelines suggest it should be used to monitor possible progression in...

    Authors: Sarah Louise Casey, Sean Michael Lanting and Vivienne Helaine Chuter

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:21

    Content type: Research

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  35. Plantar heel pain (PHP) is present in a wide range of individuals and creates significant burden to quality of life and participation in physical activity. The high recurrence rates and persistence of PHP sugg...

    Authors: Melinda M. Franettovich Smith, Natalie J. Collins, Rebecca Mellor, Alison Grimaldi, James Elliott, Mark Hoggarth, Kenneth A. Weber II and Bill Vicenzino

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:20

    Content type: Study protocol

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  36. The aim of this study was to assess the diagnostic value of point-of-care bedside ultrasound (PoCUS) as in usual clinical practice in suspected ankle and fifth metatarsal bone fractures, compared to the standa...

    Authors: Aniek Crombach, Nasim Azizi, Heleen Lameijer, Mostafa El Moumni and Jan C. ter Maaten

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:19

    Content type: Research

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  37. Forefoot pads such as metatarsal domes are commonly used in clinical practice for the treatment of pressure-related forefoot pain, however evidence for their effects is inconsistent. This study aimed to evalua...

    Authors: Karl B. Landorf, Claire A. Ackland, Daniel R. Bonanno, Hylton B. Menz and Saeed Forghany

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:18

    Content type: Research

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  38. Valid and reliable outcome measure enable measurement of health care service impact. There are limited valid and reliable outcome measures for use in podiatry practice to measure the impact of treatment. This ...

    Authors: Cylie M. Williams, Nina Davies, Jessica Kolic, Antoni Caserta, Alicia M. James and Carolyn Unsworth

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:17

    Content type: Research

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  39. In 2007, we reported a summary of data comparing diabetic foot complications to cancer. The purpose of this brief report was to refresh this with the best available data as they currently exist. Since that tim...

    Authors: David G. Armstrong, Mark A. Swerdlow, Alexandria A. Armstrong, Michael S. Conte, William V. Padula and Sicco A. Bus

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:16

    Content type: Commentary

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  40. Multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach has been shown to reduce diabetic foot ulcerations (DFUs) and lower extremity amputations (LEAs), but there is heterogeneity between team members and interventions. Podiat...

    Authors: Virginie Blanchette, Magali Brousseau-Foley and Lyne Cloutier

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:15

    Content type: Research

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  41. First metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint osteoarthritis (OA) is a common and painful problem that causes significant disability. There is limited research on assessment and treatment options, and the efficacy of ...

    Authors: Kade L. Paterson, Rana S. Hinman, Hylton B. Menz and Kim L. Bennell

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:14

    Content type: Research

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  42. This study evaluated the 3D angle between the joint moment and the joint angular velocity vectors at the intrinsic foot joints, and investigated if these joints are predominantly driven or stabilized during gait.

    Authors: Paul-André Deleu, Laurence Chèze, Raphaël Dumas, Jean-Luc Besse, Thibaut Leemrijse, Bernhard Devos Bevernage, Ivan Birch and Alexandre Naaim

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:13

    Content type: Research

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  43. Plantar heel pain is a common source of pain and disability. Evidence-based treatment decisions for people with plantar heel pain should be guided by the best available evidence, expert clinical reasoning, and...

    Authors: Matthew Cotchett, Michael Skovdal Rathleff, Matthew Dilnot, Karl B. Landorf, Dylan Morrissey and Christian Barton

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:12

    Content type: Research

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  44. Hallux valgus, one of the most common structural foot deformities, is highly heritable. However, previous efforts to elucidate the genetic underpinnings of hallux valgus through a genome-wide association study...

    Authors: Liubov Arbeeva, Michelle Yau, Braxton D. Mitchell, Rebecca D. Jackson, Kathleen Ryan, Yvonne M. Golightly, Marian T. Hannan, Amanda Nelson, Joanne M. Jordan and Marc C. Hochberg

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:11

    Content type: Research

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  45. Weakness is the primary impairment in paediatric neuromuscular diseases, impacting gait and gait-related functional activities in ambulant children affected by these rare and often degenerative diseases. Gait ...

    Authors: Rachel A. Kennedy, Kate Carroll, Jennifer L. McGinley and Kade L. Paterson

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:10

    Content type: Review

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  46. Fifth metatarsal base fracture are a common occurrence in the orthopaedic practice. Literature on the epidemiology of such fractures is scarce. The aim of this analysis was to study the relationship between Bo...

    Authors: M. Pugliese, D. De Meo, E. Sinno, V. Pambianco, A. U. Cavallo, P. Persiani and C. Villani

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2020 13:9

    Content type: Research

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