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The foot is composed of medial, lateral and transverse arches which, particularly the medial arch, provide it with the ability to function both as a flexible and rigid structure for proper locomotion. Arches of the foot, as well as their effect on lower extremity function, have been studied. However, quantitative data on the relationship between these arches still remain scanty. The purpose of this study was, therefore, to examine how the three arches of the foot intercorrelate.
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Name: Folia morphologica
The Oxford Foot Model (OFM) is a multi-segment, kinematic model developed to assess foot motion. It has previously been assessed for repeatability in healthy populations. To determine the OFM's reliab...
Hamstring tendon autografts may be used for foot and ankle surgeries, although reports on their effectiveness and morbidity in the foot and ankle literature are limited. We studied a cohort of patient...
The effect of foot orthoses on plantar pressure distribution has been proven by researchers but there are some controversies about advantages of custom-made foot orthoses to less expensive prefabricat...
Sensory feedback from the foot dorsum during walking has only been studied globally by whole nerve stimulation. Stimulating the main nerve innervating the dorsal surface produces a functional stumble ...
The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of foot-strike technique on longitudinal arch mechanics and intrinsic foot muscle function during running.
This study aims to determine the shape and dimension of dental arches from a lingual perspective, and determine shape and size used for lingual Orthodontics.
The purpose of this research study is to determine the relationships between foot muscle, foot motion, and toe deformity. Results from this investigation will help the investigators to und...
The purpose of this study is to investigate the accuracy of a Smart Foot Mat for signals associated with diabetic foot ulcers in high-risk patients.
Early identification of potential risk factors for the onset of diabetic foot ulcers are recommended. However, in a Swedish context, there has been no standardised routines to be used in t...
This study supports and promotes work well-being of nursing personnel from the perspective of foot health in health care organizations. Half of the participants will receive an electronic ...
A condition in which one or more of the arches of the foot have flattened out.
A region, of SOMITE development period, that contains a number of paired arches, each with a mesodermal core lined by ectoderm and endoderm on the two sides. In lower aquatic vertebrates, branchial arches develop into GILLS. In higher vertebrates, the arches forms outpouchings and develop into structures of the head and neck. Separating the arches are the branchial clefts or grooves.
Devices used to support or align the foot structure, or to prevent or correct foot deformities.
Distortion or disfigurement of the foot, or a part of the foot, acquired through disease or injury after birth.
Common foot problems in persons with DIABETES MELLITUS, caused by any combination of factors such as DIABETIC NEUROPATHIES; PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASES; and INFECTION. With the loss of sensation and poor circulation, injuries and infections often lead to severe foot ulceration, GANGRENE and AMPUTATION.