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The study was a parallel-group, randomized controlled trial with concealed allocation, blinding of investigators and assessors and intention-to-treat analysis. It examined the effect of custom-made foot orthoses and heel lifts in children with calcaneal apophysitis.
It was hypothesized that the primary outcome, pain relief, would be significantly improved with the custom-made orthosis compared to the heel lift.
Podoactiva cutom-made foot orthoses, Podoactiva heel lifts
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This is a study investigating treatment of plantar fasciitis (heel pain). Physicians commonly prescribe specialized orthoses (shoe inserts) to treat heel pain. This study will evaluate t...
Determine the effects of non-custom made foot orthoses on the kinematics, muscle activity and joint contact force after fatigue and compare the rate of fatigue in flexible flat foot with a...
Excessive foot pronation has been recognized as being linked to chronic low back pain (CLBP). The use of compensating custom-made foot orthoses has not been entirely explored as an effecti...
The purpose of the research is to compare the influence of customized foot orthoses use on the venous status among healthy female and male subjects. This is a quasi-experimental study whic...
Patients often seek advice from their treating doctor if they are able to drive with a foot orthosis after a first metatarsal osteotomy for symptomatic hallux valgus and/or after an additi...
Foot orthoses are increasingly used by runners despite the controversy about whether its use can reduce the risk of overuse injuries. Some authors have found modifications in plantar pressures with th...
Heel lifts, placed inside footwear are recommended for the management of numerous musculoskeletal conditions. Despite the potential therapeutic benefit of heel lifts, the mechanism(s) by which they ex...
To examine the effects of bilateral custom-made ankle-foot orthoses (AFOs) to prevent falls for older adults with concern about or at risk for falling over 12-month daily use.
Patellofemoral (PF) osteoarthritis (OA) is a common and burdensome subgroup of knee OA, with very little evidence for effective treatments. Prefabricated foot orthoses are an affordable and accessible...
Cerebral Palsy is, nowadays, the most common cause of pediatric disabilities, particularly debilitating for daily living activities. While the adoption of ankle-foot orthoses is very well established ...
Devices used to support or align the foot structure, or to prevent or correct foot deformities.
A foot deformity in which the arch of the foot is high and often the heel adducted.
Inflammation of the thick tissue on the bottom of the foot (plantar fascia) causing HEEL pain. The plantar fascia (also called plantar aponeurosis) are bands of fibrous tissue extending from the calcaneal tuberosity to the TOES. The etiology of plantar fasciitis remains controversial but is likely to involve a biomechanical imbalance. Though often presenting along with HEEL SPUR, they do not appear to be causally related.
The back (or posterior) of the foot in PRIMATES, found behind the ankle and distal to the toes.
The largest of the TARSAL BONES which is situated at the lower and back part of the FOOT, forming the HEEL.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...