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  1. The heel fat pad is an important structure of the foot as it functions as a cushion to absorb shock and distribute plantar force during ambulation. Clinical practice guidelines or decision support platforms em...

    Authors: Alison H. Chang, Steven Zartov Rasmussen, Asger Emil Jensen, Thomas Sørensen and Michael Skovdal Rathleff
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:60
  2. Past research into the Aotearoa New Zealand (NZ) podiatry workforce has indicated a shortage of podiatrists, particularly in rural NZ. However, there has been no research investigating the characteristics of t...

    Authors: Erin Beeler, Angela Brenton-Rule and Matthew Carroll
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:58
  3. Foot disorders may limit independence and reduce quality of life for older adults. Obesity is a risk factor for foot conditions; both mechanical load and metabolic effects may contribute to these conditions. T...

    Authors: Anna C. Siefkas, Alyssa B. Dufour, Yvonne M. Golightly, Hylton B. Menz, Howard J. Hillstrom and Marian T. Hannan
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:57
  4. The mechanisms for the observed disparities in diabetes-related amputation are poorly understood and could be related to access for diabetic foot ulceration (DFU) care. This qualitative study aimed to understa...

    Authors: Tze-Woei Tan, Rebecca M. Crocker, Kelly N. B. Palmer, Chris Gomez, David G. Armstrong and David G. Marrero
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:56
  5. Ongoing colonisation produces inequity in healthcare delivery and inequality in healthcare outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. As a consequence, within the domain of lower limb health, ...

    Authors: Sean Sadler, James Gerrard, Matthew West, Sean Lanting, James Charles, Angela Searle and Vivienne Chuter
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:55
  6. Tibialis anterior (TA) muscle is the largest dorsiflexor of the ankle joint and plays an important role during gait movement. However, descriptions of the TA attachment site are inconsistent even among major a...

    Authors: Kentaro Kimata, Shun Otsuka, Hiroki Yokota, Xiyao Shan, Naoyuki Hatayama and Munekazu Naito
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:54
  7. There are no current Australian guidelines on the prevention of diabetes-related foot ulceration (DFU). A national expert panel aimed to systematically identify and adapt suitable international guidelines to t...

    Authors: Michelle R. Kaminski, Jonathan Golledge, Joel W. J. Lasschuit, Karl-Heinz Schott, James Charles, Jane Cheney and Anita Raspovic
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:53
  8. There are limited evidence-based treatment options for adolescents with patellofemoral pain (PFP). Flat, flexible footwear have been shown to reduce patellofemoral joint loading and pain in adults with PFP. Th...

    Authors: Natalie Mazzella, Aaron Fox, Natalie Saunders, Danielle Trowell, Bill Vicenzino and Jason Bonacci
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:52
  9. Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is implicated in up to 50% of diabetes-related foot ulcers (DFU) and significantly contributes to morbidity and mortality in this population. An evidence-based guideline that is...

    Authors: Vivienne Chuter, Frank Quigley, Patrik Tosenovsky, Jens Carsten Ritter, James Charles, Jane Cheney and Robert Fitridge
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:51
  10. Diabetes related foot ulcers can have physical, social, emotional, and financial impacts on the daily life and wellbeing of many people living with diabetes. Effective treatment of diabetes related foot ulcers...

    Authors: Emilee Kim Ming Ong, Caroline Fryer, Kristin Graham and Ryan Scott Causby
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:50
  11. The COVID-19 pandemic has directly affected the delivery of health care services in Canada, including foot care. The goal of this descriptive study was to understand the impact of the early COVID-19 pandemic (...

    Authors: Suzanne H. Lu, Ann-Marie McLaren and Ellie Pinsker
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:49
  12. Osteomyelitis of the foot is a major complication of diabetes that can be limb and life threatening. Systemic antibiotic pharmacotherapy is often used first line to eradicate infection and allow restoration of...

    Authors: Akram Uddin, David Russell, Fran Game, Derek Santos and Heidi J. Siddle
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:48
  13. Diabetes-related foot infections cause substantial morbidity and mortality, both globally and in Australia. There is a need for up-to-date evidence-based guidelines to ensure optimal management of patients wit...

    Authors: Robert J. Commons, James Charles, Jane Cheney, Sarah A. Lynar, Matthew Malone and Edward Raby
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:47
  14. Foot and ankle joint kinematics are measured during clinical gait analyses with marker-based multi-segment foot models. To improve on existing models, measurement errors due to soft tissue artifacts (STAs) and...

    Authors: Wouter Schallig, Josien C. van den Noort, Marjolein Piening, Geert J. Streekstra, Mario Maas, Marjolein M. van der Krogt and Jaap Harlaar
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:46
  15. Hallux valgus is a common and disabling condition. This randomised pilot and feasibility trial aims to determine the feasibility of conducting a fully-powered parallel group randomised trial to evaluate the ef...

    Authors: Hylton B. Menz, Polly Q. Lim, Sheree E. Hurn, Karen J. Mickle, Andrew K. Buldt, Matthew P. Cotchett, Edward Roddy, Anita E. Wluka, Bircan Erbas and Shannon E. Munteanu
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:45
  16. Corrective surgery for hallux abducto valgus is one of the most performed elective procedures in foot and ankle practice. Numerous methods of surgical correction have been reported within the literature, with ...

    Authors: Sharon Clee, George Flanagan, Julian Pavier and Ian Reilly
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:44
  17. Lower limb asymmetry among athlete with unilateral chronic ankle instability (CAI) during bilateral landing can be a potential source of ankle sprain reinjury. The aim of study was to investigate the effect of...

    Authors: Ali Yalfani and Zahra Raeisi
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:43
  18. It is unclear whether the toe grip force (TGF) of the dominant foot (DF) and the lower limb function asymmetry (LLFA) in older adults are associated with fall risk. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate t...

    Authors: Satoshi Matsuno, Atsushi Yoshimura, Takuya Yoshiike, Sachiyo Morita, Yusuke Fujii, Motoyasu Honma, Yuji Ozeki and Kenichi Kuriyama
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:42
  19. Podiatry is an allied health profession which has seen a substantial decline in numbers in recent years. Every effort is required to recruit more students to reverse this diminishing supply and meet national f...

    Authors: Lucy Wallis, James Faulkner, Rachel Locke, Beverley Harden and Emma E. Cowley
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:41
  20. Diabetes-related foot ulceration (DFU) has a substantial burden on both individuals and healthcare systems both globally and in Australia. There is a pressing need for updated guidelines on wound healing inter...

    Authors: Pamela Chen, Keryln Carville, Terry Swanson, Peter A. Lazzarini, James Charles, Jane Cheney and Jenny Prentice
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:40
  21. Temporal and global changes in research utilising imaging to assess foot osteoarthritis is currently unknown. This study aimed to undertake a bibliometric analysis of published research to: (1) identify the im...

    Authors: Prue Molyneux, Sarah Stewart, Catherine Bowen, Richard Ellis, Keith Rome and Matthew Carroll
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:39
  22. Ankle-Foot Orthoses (AFO) can be prescribed to allow drop-foot patients to restore a quasi-normal gait pattern. Standard off-the-shelf AFOs are cost-effective solutions to treat most patients with foot and ank...

    Authors: Giulia Rogati, Paolo Caravaggi and Alberto Leardini
    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2022 15:38
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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