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  1. The Australian wine industry is a valuable part of the wider Australian economy worth approximately A$45 billion annually and employs 163,790 people either full time or part time. Australian agricultural indus...

    Authors: Alexander Willem Copper, Rolf Scharfbillig, Thuy Phuong Nguyen and Cassandra Collins

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:58

    Content type: Research

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  2. Flatfoot is characterised by the falling of the medial longitudinal arch, eversion of the hindfoot and abduction of the loaded forefoot. Furthermore, flatfoot leads to a variety of musculoskeletal symptoms in ...

    Authors: Minettchen Herchenröder, Denise Wilfling and Jost Steinhäuser

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:57

    Content type: Review

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  3. High plantar pressures are associated with increased foot ulcer risk in people with diabetes. Identification of high plantar pressures in people with diabetes is clinically challenging due to time and cost con...

    Authors: Vivienne H. Chuter, Martin J. Spink, Michael David, Sean Lanting and Angela Searle

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:56

    Content type: Research

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  4. Lateral wedge insoles (LWI), standalone or with medial arch support (supported-LWI), have been thoroughly investigated for their effects on modifying gait biomechanics for people with knee osteoarthritis. Howe...

    Authors: Calvin T. F. Tse, Michael B. Ryan, Jason Dien, Alex Scott and Michael A. Hunt

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:55

    Content type: Research

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  5. Aotearoa New Zealand (NZ) registered podiatrists are required to participate in a mandatory continuing professional development (CPD) programme. This study investigated podiatrist’s perceptions and satisfactio...

    Authors: Matthew Carroll, Angela Brenton-Rule, Hannah Jepson and Prue Molyneux

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:54

    Content type: Research

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  6. Occupational musculoskeletal injuries are prevalent in healthcare workers and are reported to be profession-specific. There is, however, a paucity of information around the injuries sustained from working as a...

    Authors: Robert Adams, Helen Branthwaite and Nachiappan Chockalingam

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:53

    Content type: Research

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  7. Conservative sharp wound debridement (CSWD) is fundamental to wound bed preparation. Evidence-based practice guidelines strongly recommend frequent CSWD of diabetes-related foot ulcers (DFU) based on expert op...

    Authors: Vanessa L Nube, Jennifer A Alison and Stephen M Twigg

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:52

    Content type: Research

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  8. Lymphatic filariasis is ranked as the second leading cause of disability world-wide. The current global programme to eliminate lymphatic filariasis is based on the interruption of transmission and the alleviat...

    Authors: Chuchu Churko, Tsegaye Yohanes, Alemayehu Bekele Kassahun, Nathan Desalegn, Gesila Endashaw and Mekuria Asnakew Asfaw

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:51

    Content type: Research

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  9. This study aimed to examine the psychometric performance of the Foot and Ankle Outcome Score (FAOS) used in Indonesian patients with chronic lateral ankle instability (CLAI).

    Authors: I Putu Gde Surya Adhitya, Wen-Yu Yu, Putu Ayu Sita Saraswati, I Made Niko Winaya and Mau-Roung Lin

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:50

    Content type: Research

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  10. Footwear has an essential role including protection of the feet, overall performance, foot health and potentially, supporting normal development of the foot. In addition to these physical aspects which may inf...

    Authors: Carina Price, Sue Skidmore, Jane Ratcliffe and Anita Williams

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:49

    Content type: Research

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  11. Achilles tendon (AT) pathologies, particularly Achilles enthesitis, are common in inflammatory arthritis (IA). Although there are various non-pharmacological interventions and injection therapies available, it...

    Authors: Shaily Modi, Deborah Turner and Kym Hennessy

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:48

    Content type: Research

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  12. Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) is a common lower leg injury experienced by runners. Although numerous risk factors are reported in the literature, many are non-modifiable and management of the injury rem...

    Authors: Joshua Mattock, Julie R. Steele and Karen J. Mickle

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:47

    Content type: Research

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  13. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, populations were advised to remain at home to control viral spread. Government-mandated restrictions on free movement affected individuals’ engagement with physical activi...

    Authors: Lindsey Cherry, Lucy Gates, David Culliford, Karen Walker-Bone and Mari Carmen Portillo

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:46

    Content type: Research

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  14. Healthcare aims to promote good health and yet demonstrably contributes to climate change, which is purported to be ‘the biggest global health threat of the 21st century’. This is happening now, with healthcare a...

    Authors: Angela Margaret Evans

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:45

    Content type: Commentary

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  15. Charcot neuroarthropathy (Charcot foot) is a highly destructive joint disease of the foot and ankle. If there is delayed diagnosis and treatment, it can lead to gross deformity, instability, recurrent ulcerati...

    Authors: Danielle A. Griffiths and Michelle R. Kaminski

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:44

    Content type: Research

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  16. Maintenance of the medial longitudinal arch (MLA) of the foot is fundamental during functional tasks and disorders can lead to clinical alterations. Studies have demonstrated that deficits in ankle isokinetic ...

    Authors: Leandro C. Guenka, Aline C. Carrasco, Alexandre R. M. Pelegrinelli, Mariana F. Silva, Laís F. Dela Bela, Felipe A. Moura and Jefferson Rosa Cardoso

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:43

    Content type: Research

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  17. Real time clinical gait analysis (RTCGA) is often incorporated as part of a general or lower limb musculoskeletal (MSK) adult patient assessment. However, it is not known if RTCGA is clinically effective as a ...

    Authors: Paul Harradine, Lucy Gates, Cheryl Metcalf and Catherine Bowen

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:42

    Content type: Research

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  18. Chronic ankle instability, developing from ankle sprain, is one of the most common sports injuries. Besides it being an ankle issue, chronic ankle instability can also cause additional injuries. Investigating ...

    Authors: Chiao-I Lin, Sanne Houtenbos, Yu-Hsien Lu, Frank Mayer and Pia-Maria Wippert

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:41

    Content type: Review

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  19. Podiatrists in New Zealand have a duty of care to assist patients in an emergency, and current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification is a requirement for registration. However, it is unknown how co...

    Authors: Angela Brenton-Rule, Daniel Harvey, Kevin Moran, Daniel O’Brien and Jonathon Webber

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:40

    Content type: Research

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  20. Podiatrists, in musculoskeletal services, are demonstrating an expansion of their practice skills through the use of ultrasound imaging. There is an assumption that this practice is beneficial within the conte...

    Authors: Charlotte Dando, Richard Ellis, Matthew Carroll, Prue Molyneux, Gabriel Gijon-Nogueron, Heidi J. Siddle, Lindsey Cherry, Alfred Gatt and Catherine Bowen

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:39

    Content type: Research

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  21. Developing since colonisation, Australia’s healthcare system has dismissed an ongoing and successful First Nations health paradigm in place for 60,000 years. From Captain James Cook documenting ‘very old’ Firs...

    Authors: James M. Gerrard, Shirley Godwin, Vivienne Chuter, Shannon E. Munteanu, Matthew West and Fiona Hawke

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:38

    Content type: Commentary

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

    Authors: E. J. Huijbrechts, J. Dekker, M. Tenten-Diepenmaat, M. Gerritsen and M. van der Leeden

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:37

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:15

  23. Individuals with chronic ankle instability (CAI) exhibit many biomechanical changes to lower limbs during walking. However, only a few studies have investigated the differences in lower limb biomechanics of in...

    Authors: Gabriel Moisan, Camille Mainville, Martin Descarreaux and Vincent Cantin

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:36

    Content type: Research

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  24. Diabetes mellitus is associated with changes in soft tissue structure and function. However, the directionality of this change and the extent to which either tissue thickness or stiffness contributes to the pa...

    Authors: Benedictine Yen Chen Khor, James Woodburn, Lisa Newcombe and Ruth Barn

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:35

    Content type: Review

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  25. Plantar heel pain (PHP) accounts for 11–15% of foot symptoms requiring professional care in adults. Recovery is variable, with no robust prognostic guides for sufferers, clinicians or researchers. Therefore, w...

    Authors: Halime Gulle, Trevor Prior, Stuart Miller, Aleksandra V. Birn-Jeffery and Dylan Morrissey

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:34

    Content type: Research

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  26. Training for a career in podiatry is reported to provide graduates with excellent employability, alongside professional autonomy and suitable renumeration. Yet, there has been an ongoing decline in the number ...

    Authors: D. Whitham, S. Whitham, M. Trowell and S. Otter

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:33

    Content type: Research

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  27. Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) is one of the most common lower leg injuries in sporting populations. It accounts for between 6 and 16% of all running injuries, and up to 53% of lower leg injuries in mili...

    Authors: Nat Padhiar, Mark Curtin, Osama Aweid, Bashaar Aweid, Dylan Morrissey, Otto Chan, Peter Malliaras and Tom Crisp

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:32

    Content type: Research

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  28. Podoconiosis is entirely preventable, non-communicable disease with high potential of elimination. The prevalence of podoconiosis in Ethiopia was 7.45%. One of the pillars for elimination of podoconiosis is mo...

    Authors: Chuchu Churko, Mekuria Asnakew Asfaw, Abayneh Tunje, Eyayou Girma and Zerihun Zerdo

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:31

    Content type: Research

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  29. An intractable plantar keratoma (IPK) is a conical thickening of the epidermis’ stratum corneum and a common cause of foot pain which can have a significant, detrimental impact on the mobility, quality of life...

    Authors: Marie-Philippe Mercier, Virginie Blanchette, Vincent Cantin and Magali Brousseau-Foley

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:30

    Content type: Research

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  30. The prevalence of diabetes is rising, and diabetes develops at a younger age in East Asia. Although lower limb amputation negatively affects quality of life and increases the risk of cardiovascular events, lit...

    Authors: Masanori Kaneko, Kazuya Fujihara, Mayuko Yamada Harada, Taeko Osawa, Masahiko Yamamoto, Masaru Kitazawa, Yasuhiro Matsubayashi, Takaho Yamada, Hiroyasu Seida, Satoru Kodama and Hirohito Sone

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:29

    Content type: Research

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

    Authors: Kevin Deschamps, Antoine Brabants, Chris Nester, Gabriel Gijon-Nogueron, Engin Simşek and Veronica Newton

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:28

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:22

  32. With growing global prevalence of diabetes mellitus, diabetes-related foot disease (DFD) is contributing significantly to disease burden. As more healthcare resources are being dedicated to the management of D...

    Authors: Uyen Giao Vo, Molly Gilfillan, Emma Jane Hamilton, Laurens Manning, Bijit Munshi, Jonathan Hiew, Paul Edward Norman and Jens Carsten Ritter

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:27

    Content type: Research

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  33. Acute Charcot Neuroarthropathy (CN) is a destructive condition that is characterised by acute fractures, dislocations and joint destruction in the weight-bearing foot. The acute phase is often misdiagnosed and...

    Authors: D. Diacogiorgis, B. M. Perrin and M. I. C. Kingsley

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:26

    Content type: Review

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  34. Foot orthoses have been used for decades despite uncertainty surrunding their therapeutic efficacy. Orthoses have been used exclusively to affect neuro-biomechanical input and outcome variables, however, there...

    Authors: Kevin Deschamps, Chris Nester, Veronica Newton, Gabriel Gijon-Nogueron, Engin Simsek and Antoine Brabants

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:25

    Content type: Research

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  35. Foot characteristics and mechanics are hypothesized to affect aetiology of several lower extremity musculoskeletal conditions, including knee osteoarthritis (KOA). The purpose of this systematic review was to ...

    Authors: Rania N. Almeheyawi, Alessio Bricca, Jody L. Riskowski, Ruth Barn and Martijn Steultjens

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:24

    Content type: Review

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  36. A small minority of countries around the globe have podiatry as a recognized profession, hence, there are considerable differences among these countries when it comes to the curricula, the duration of training...

    Authors: Kevin Deschamps, Antoine Brabants, Chris Nester, Gabriel Gijon-Nogueron, Engin Simşek and Veronica Newton

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:22

    Content type: Commentary

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:28

  37. The purpose of the present study was to examine the relationship between ankle joint laxity and general joint laxity (GJL) in relation to the menstrual cycle, which was divided into four phases based on basal ...

    Authors: Tomomi Yamazaki, Sae Maruyama, Yuki Sato, Yukako Suzuki, Sohei Shimizu, Fumiya Kaneko, Masahiro Ikezu, Kanta Matsuzawa and Mutsuaki Edama

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:21

    Content type: Research

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  38. Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) procedures cause less trauma to the patient and might improve recovery. This study aimed to determine the efficacy and safety of condylectomy with MIS to treat interdigital cor...

    Authors: Luis M. Marti-Martinez, Rubén Lorca-Gutierrez, Salvador Pedro Sánchez-Pérez, Jonatan Garcia-Campos, Nadia Fernández Ehrling and Javier Ferrer-Torregrosa

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:20

    Content type: Research

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  39. Foot healthcare research is focusing increasingly on personalized orthotic and prosthetic devices to address patient-specific morphology and ailments. Customization requires advanced 3D image processing tools ...

    Authors: Giulia Rogati, Alberto Leardini, Maurizio Ortolani and Paolo Caravaggi

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:18

    Content type: Research

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  40. Hallux valgus, lesser toe deformity, and muscle weakness of the toe flexors contribute to falls in older people. This study aimed to examine the differences in toe flexor strength and foot morphology in older ...

    Authors: Mieko Yokozuka and Sei Sato

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:17

    Content type: Research

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  41. Australian podiatrists and podiatric surgeons who have successfully completed the requirements for endorsement for scheduled medicines, as directed by the Podiatry Board of Australia, are eligible to prescribe...

    Authors: Kristin Graham, Helen A. Banwell, Ryan S. Causby, Saravana Kumar, Esther Jie Tian and Lisa Nissen

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:16

    Content type: Research

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  42. Foot and ankle problems are common in rheumatic disorders and often lead to pain and limitations in functioning, affecting quality of life. There appears to be large variability in the management of foot probl...

    Authors: E. J. Huijbrechts, J. Dekker, M. Tenten-Diepenmaat, M. Gerritsen and M. van der Leeden

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:15

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:37

  43. Diabetes-related foot lesions are a major cause of non-traumatic lower limb amputations and are associated with a high re-amputation rate. Lesions can cause hindrance in activities of daily living, reduce phys...

    Authors: Shinsuke Imaoka, Koji Sato, Masahide Furukawa, Minoru Okita and Toshio Higashi

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:14

    Content type: Research

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  44. The application of ankle braces is an effective method for the prevention of recurrent ankle sprains. It has been proposed that the reduction of injury rates is based on the mechanical stiffness of the brace a...

    Authors: Patrick Fuerst, Albert Gollhofer, Markus Wenning and Dominic Gehring

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:13

    Content type: Research

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  45. Self-care in diabetes related foot disease (DFD) is challenging and contributes to poor outcomes. Motivational Interviewing (MI) can engage people in self-care and modifying it by integrating imagery may furth...

    Authors: Tracey Kaczmarek, Jaap J. Van Netten, Peter A. Lazzarini and David Kavanagh

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:12

    Content type: Research

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  46. On the 19th of January, 2020, the Chief Medical Officer of Australia issued a statement about a novel coronavirus, or SARS-CoV-2. Since this date, there have been variable jurisdictional responses, including l...

    Authors: Cylie M. Williams, Anna Couch, Terry Haines and Hylton B. Menz

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:11

    Content type: Research

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  47. To utilise the 2019 International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF) - diabetic foot infection (DFI) guidelines as an audit tool for clinical practice in patients with diabetes attending a High-Risk Fo...

    Authors: Matthew Malone, Adriaan Erasmus, Saskia Schwarzer, Namson S. Lau, Mehtab Ahmad and Hugh G. Dickson

    Citation: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2021 14:10

    Content type: Research

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