Adults with flexible pes planus and the approach to the prescription of customised foot orthoses in clinical practice: A clinical records audit Helen A. Banwell, Dominic Thewlis, Shylie Mackintosh The Foot; Article in Press Quote: Highlights •Flexible pes planus may be symptomatic •Modified Root-style devices are the most frequently prescribed customised foot orthoses •Variations on individual prescription variables are purported to assist in flexible pes planus •77% of adults with flexible pes planus reported back or lower limb pain •An inverted (heel) cast pour and the use of a medial heel (Kirby) skive were frequently used variations from a standardised modified Root-style device •There was a statistically significant difference between frequently used variations from a standardised modified Root-style device and recorded rearfoot morphology.

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Audit of foot orthotic prescribing at a University teaching clinic

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H-Index Is Important for Postural Control for People with Impaired Foot Sole Sensation.

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Definition of a running injury will determine the prevalence of running injuries

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