H B Menz

Summary

Affiliation: La Trobe University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Rocker-sole footwear versus prefabricated foot orthoses for the treatment of pain associated with first metatarsophalangeal joint osteoarthritis: study protocol for a randomised trial
    Hylton B Menz
    Lower Extremity and Gait Studies Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora 3086, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:86. 2014
  2. pmc Effectiveness of scalpel debridement for painful plantar calluses in older people: a randomized trial
    Karl B Landorf
    Department of Podiatry, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Trials 14:243. 2013
  3. pmc A protocol for classifying normal- and flat-arched foot posture for research studies using clinical and radiographic measurements
    George S Murley
    Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 2:22. 2009
  4. pmc Reliability of the TekScan MatScan® system for the measurement of postural stability in older people with rheumatoid arthritis
    Angela Brenton-Rule
    AUT University, Health and Rehabilitation Research Institute, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Foot Ankle Res 5:21. 2012
  5. pmc Protocol for a home-based integrated physical therapy program to reduce falls and improve mobility in people with Parkinson's disease
    Meg E Morris
    Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, VIC 3010, Australia
    BMC Neurol 12:54. 2012
  6. pmc Health-related quality of life and strain in caregivers of Australians with Parkinson's disease: an observational study
    David H Kelly
    Physiotherapy, Melbourne School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Vic, Australia 3010
    BMC Neurol 12:57. 2012
  7. pmc Effectiveness of off-the-shelf footwear in reducing foot pain in Australian Department of Veterans' Affairs recipients not eligible for medical grade footwear: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Hylton B Menz
    Lower Extremity and Gait Studies Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Trials 14:106. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Plantar pressures and relative lesser metatarsal lengths in older people with and without forefoot pain
    Hylton B Menz
    La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    J Orthop Res 31:427-33. 2013
  9. pmc Visual categorisation of the arch index: a simplified measure of foot posture in older people
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, 3086, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 5:10. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Impact of hallux valgus severity on general and foot-specific health-related quality of life
    Hylton B Menz
    Keele University, UK
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:396-404. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Rocker-sole footwear versus prefabricated foot orthoses for the treatment of pain associated with first metatarsophalangeal joint osteoarthritis: study protocol for a randomised trial
    Hylton B Menz
    Lower Extremity and Gait Studies Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora 3086, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:86. 2014
    ..This article describes the design of a randomised trial comparing the effectiveness of rocker-sole footwear and individualised prefabricated foot orthoses in reducing pain associated with first metatarsophalangeal joint osteoarthritis...
  2. pmc Effectiveness of scalpel debridement for painful plantar calluses in older people: a randomized trial
    Karl B Landorf
    Department of Podiatry, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Trials 14:243. 2013
    ..Scalpel debridement is often the first treatment used for this condition. Our aim was to evaluate the effectiveness of scalpel debridement of painful plantar calluses in older people...
  3. pmc A protocol for classifying normal- and flat-arched foot posture for research studies using clinical and radiographic measurements
    George S Murley
    Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 2:22. 2009
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to develop a foot screening protocol to distinguish between participants with normal- and flat-arched feet who would then subsequently be recruited into a series of laboratory-based gait studies...
  4. pmc Reliability of the TekScan MatScan® system for the measurement of postural stability in older people with rheumatoid arthritis
    Angela Brenton-Rule
    AUT University, Health and Rehabilitation Research Institute, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Foot Ankle Res 5:21. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  5. pmc Protocol for a home-based integrated physical therapy program to reduce falls and improve mobility in people with Parkinson's disease
    Meg E Morris
    Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, VIC 3010, Australia
    BMC Neurol 12:54. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Health-related quality of life and strain in caregivers of Australians with Parkinson's disease: an observational study
    David H Kelly
    Physiotherapy, Melbourne School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Vic, Australia 3010
    BMC Neurol 12:57. 2012
    ..This paper examines these relationships in an Australian sample...
  7. pmc Effectiveness of off-the-shelf footwear in reducing foot pain in Australian Department of Veterans' Affairs recipients not eligible for medical grade footwear: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Hylton B Menz
    Lower Extremity and Gait Studies Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Trials 14:106. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Plantar pressures and relative lesser metatarsal lengths in older people with and without forefoot pain
    Hylton B Menz
    La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    J Orthop Res 31:427-33. 2013
    ..Other factors may be responsible for the observed pressure increase, such as reduced range of motion of the metatarsophalangeal joints and increased stiffness of plantar soft tissues...
  9. pmc Visual categorisation of the arch index: a simplified measure of foot posture in older people
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, 3086, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 5:10. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  10. doi request reprint Impact of hallux valgus severity on general and foot-specific health-related quality of life
    Hylton B Menz
    Keele University, UK
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:396-404. 2011
    ..To explore the prevalence of and factors associated with hallux valgus and to assess the impact of hallux valgus severity on general and foot-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in older people...
  11. pmc The clinical assessment study of the foot (CASF): study protocol for a prospective observational study of foot pain and foot osteoarthritis in the general population
    Edward Roddy
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    J Foot Ankle Res 4:22. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  12. pmc Relationships between the Foot Posture Index and foot kinematics during gait in individuals with and without patellofemoral pain syndrome
    Christian J Barton
    School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 4:10. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  13. pmc Prevalence and correlates of foot pain in a population-based study: the North West Adelaide health study
    Catherine L Hill
    Rheumatology Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia, 5011, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 1:2. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were therefore to determine the prevalence, correlates and impact of foot pain in a population-based sample of people aged 18 years and over living in the northwest region of Adelaide, South Australia...
  14. pmc Diagnostic imaging for chronic plantar heel pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andrew M McMillan
    Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 2:32. 2009
    ..The purpose of this systematic review was to investigate the diagnostic imaging features associated with CPHP, and evaluate study findings by meta-analysis where appropriate...
  15. pmc Foot posture influences the electromyographic activity of selected lower limb muscles during gait
    George S Murley
    Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 2:35. 2009
    ..Therefore, the objective of this study was to compare lower limb muscle function of normal and flat-arched feet in people without pain or disease...
  16. pmc Radiographic correlates of hallux valgus severity in older people
    Paul R D'Arcangelo
    Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, 3086 Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 3:20. 2010
    ..Therefore, this study aimed to explore relationships between relevant x-ray observations with respect to hallux valgus severity in older people...
  17. pmc Efficacy of intra-articular hyaluronan (Synvisc(R)) for the treatment of osteoarthritis affecting the first metatarsophalangeal joint of the foot (hallux limitus): study protocol for a randomised placebo controlled trial
    Shannon E Munteanu
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora 3086, Victoria, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 2:2. 2009
    ..This article describes the design of a randomised placebo controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of intra-articular hyaluronan (Synvisc(R)) to reduce pain and improve function in people with hallux limitus...
  18. pmc Distribution and correlates of plantar hyperkeratotic lesions in older people
    Martin J Spink
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 2:8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to document the occurrence of plantar hyperkeratotic lesions and the patterns in which they occur in a random sample of older people...
  19. pmc Normative values for the Foot Posture Index
    Anthony C Redmond
    Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal Disease, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Foot Ankle Res 1:6. 2008
    ..There have however, been no normative data available to date for comparison and reference. This study aimed to establish normative FPI reference values...
  20. pmc Reliability of the TekScan MatScan(R) system for the measurement of plantar forces and pressures during barefoot level walking in healthy adults
    Gerard V Zammit
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Victoria 3086, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 3:11. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the reliability of the TekScan MatScan(R) system in assessing plantar forces and pressures during barefoot level walking...
  21. pmc Development and evaluation of a tool for the assessment of footwear characteristics
    Christian J Barton
    School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 2:10. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a simple, efficient, and reliable footwear assessment tool potentially suitable for use in a range of patient populations...
  22. pmc Ultrasound guided injection of dexamethasone versus placebo for treatment of plantar fasciitis: protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Andrew M McMillan
    Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 3:15. 2010
    ..Therefore, the aim of this randomised trial is to compare the effect of ultrasound-guided corticosteroid injection versus placebo for treatment of plantar fasciitis...
  23. pmc Foot posture in people with medial compartment knee osteoarthritis
    Pazit Levinger
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 3:29. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  24. pmc Efficacy of customised foot orthoses in the treatment of Achilles tendinopathy: study protocol for a randomised trial
    Shannon E Munteanu
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora 3086, Victoria, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 2:27. 2009
    ..This manuscript describes the design of a randomised trial to evaluate the efficacy of customised foot orthoses to reduce pain and improve function in people with Achilles tendinopathy...
  25. pmc Falls and mobility in Parkinson's disease: protocol for a randomised controlled clinical trial
    Meg E Morris
    Melbourne School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, 3010, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Neurol 11:93. 2011
    ....
  26. pmc Obesity and pronated foot type may increase the risk of chronic plantar heel pain: a matched case-control study
    Damien B Irving
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:41. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between CPHP and a number of commonly hypothesised causative factors...
  27. pmc Predictors of adherence to a multifaceted podiatry intervention for the prevention of falls in older people
    Martin J Spink
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora Victoria, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 11:51. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate adherence rates, barriers to adherence, and the predictors of adherence to a multifaceted podiatry intervention for the prevention of falls in older people...
  28. pmc Cost effectiveness of preventing falls and improving mobility in people with Parkinson disease: protocol for an economic evaluation alongside a clinical trial
    Jennifer J Watts
    Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Building 75, 3800 Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 8:23. 2008
    ..Cost of illness studies show that Parkinson disease (PD) is costly for individuals, the healthcare system and society. The costs of PD include both direct and indirect costs associated with falls and related injuries...
  29. pmc Efficacy of a multifaceted podiatry intervention to improve balance and prevent falls in older people: study protocol for a randomised trial
    Martin J Spink
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora 3086, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 8:30. 2008
    ..This article describes the design of a randomised trial to evaluate the efficacy of a multifaceted podiatry intervention to reduce foot pain, improve balance, and reduce falls in older people...
  30. pmc Plantar calcaneal spurs in older people: longitudinal traction or vertical compression?
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, 3086, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 1:7. 2008
    ..Plantar calcaneal spurs are common, however their pathophysiology is poorly understood. This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence and correlates of plantar calcaneal spurs in a large sample of older people...
  31. ncbi request reprint Radiographic validation of the Manchester scale for the classification of hallux valgus deformity
    H B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:1061-6. 2005
    ..Therefore, the objective of this study was to determine the validity of this tool by correlating Manchester scale scores with hallux valgus measurements obtained from radiographs...
  32. pmc Foot and ankle surgery in Australia: a descriptive analysis of the Medicare Benefits Schedule database, 1997-2006
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 1:10. 2008
    ..However, the epidemiology of foot and ankle surgery has not been examined in detail. Therefore, the aim of this study was to examine patterns and costs of private sector foot surgery provision in Australia...
  33. pmc Predictors of podiatry utilisation in Australia: the North West Adelaide Health Study
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 1:8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to explore patterns of podiatry utilisation in a population-based sample of people aged 18 years and over living in the northwest region of Adelaide, South Australia...
  34. doi request reprint Radiographic evaluation of foot osteoarthritis: sensitivity of radiographic variables and relationship to symptoms
    H B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 17:298-303. 2009
    ..To evaluate a radiographic atlas for grading foot osteoarthritis (OA) in relation to the relative sensitivity of different radiographic and views and features, and to examine the relationship between radiographic OA and foot symptoms...
  35. pmc Welcome to Journal of Foot and Ankle Research: a new open access journal for foot health professionals
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 1:1. 2008
    ..All manuscripts will undergo open peer review, and all accepted manuscripts will be freely available on-line using the open access platform of BioMed Central...
  36. pmc Foot orthoses: how much customisation is necessary?
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 2:23. 2009
    ..Consensus guidelines for the prescription of customised foot orthoses need to be developed so that the hypothesised benefits of these devices can be thoroughly evaluated...
  37. pmc A survey of foot problems in community-dwelling older Greek Australians
    Patricia Kaoulla
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 4:23. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  38. pmc Validity of self-assessment of hallux valgus using the Manchester scale
    Hylton B Menz
    Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:215. 2010
    ....
  39. pmc Setting the pace: the 2011 Australasian Podiatry Council conference
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 4:20. 2011
    ..This commentary provides a brief overview of the conference, including the speakers and topic areas covered, selected original research highlights, and award winning presentations...
  40. pmc 'Foot' and 'surgeon': a tale of two definitions
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 3:30. 2010
    ..In this editorial, we explore these issues and clarify our use of these terms in the journal...
  41. pmc Musculoskeletal foot problems in primary care: what influences older people to consult?
    Hylton B Menz
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:2109-16. 2010
    ..To estimate the incidence of, and factors associated with, consultation for musculoskeletal foot problems in primary care...
  42. doi request reprint Predictors and persistence of foot problems in women aged 70 years and over: a prospective study
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Maturitas 68:83-7. 2011
    ..To examine the prevalence and correlates of foot problems in older women over a 6-year period...
  43. pmc Characteristics of primary care consultations for musculoskeletal foot and ankle problems in the UK
    Hylton B Menz
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:1391-8. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the extent and types of musculoskeletal foot and ankle problems in primary care...
  44. doi request reprint Foot structure and function in older people with radiographic osteoarthritis of the medial midfoot
    H B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 18:317-22. 2010
    ..To investigate whether foot structure and dynamic foot function differ between older people with and without radiographically confirmed osteoarthritis (OA) of the talo-navicular joint (TNJ) and navicular-first cuneiform joint (N1(st)CJ)...
  45. pmc Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, one year on
    Mike J Potter
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 2:31. 2009
    ..We also report on a few of the key metrics, providing readers with a summary of the journal's performance over the last year...
  46. pmc Utilisation of podiatry services in Australia under the Medicare Enhanced Primary Care program, 2004-2008
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 2:30. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the utilisation of podiatry services provided under this scheme between 2004 and 2008...
  47. pmc Age and gender differences in disabling foot pain using different definitions of the Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:243. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to explore age and gender differences in the proportion of people with disabling foot pain using three different case definitions of the MFPDI and for each individual MFPDI item...
  48. ncbi request reprint Plantar pressures are higher under callused regions of the foot in older people
    H B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Exp Dermatol 32:375-80. 2007
    ..Mechanically induced hyperkeratotic lesions (corns and calluses) are among the most common foot problems in older people. However, their aetiology is not well understood...
  49. ncbi request reprint Radiographic classification of osteoarthritis in commonly affected joints of the foot
    H B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 15:1333-8. 2007
    ..To develop a radiographic atlas for the classification of osteoarthritis (OA) in commonly affected joints of the foot based on observations of osteophytes and joint space narrowing, and to assess its intra- and inter-examiner reliability...
  50. ncbi request reprint Plantarflexion strength of the toes: age and gender differences and evaluation of a clinical screening test
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Foot Ankle Int 27:1103-8. 2006
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Validity of 3 clinical techniques for the measurement of static foot posture in older people
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:479-86. 2005
    ..Concurrent validity study...
  52. ncbi request reprint Foot and ankle characteristics associated with impaired balance and functional ability in older people
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1546-52. 2005
    ..To explore this in more detail, we conducted a study to determine the relative contribution of several foot and ankle characteristics to performance on a range of balance and functional tests...
  53. ncbi request reprint Footwear characteristics and foot problems in older people
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Gerontology 51:346-51. 2005
    ..Foot problems are common in older people, however the contribution of incorrectly fitting footwear and heel elevation to the development of foot pain and deformity has not been fully evaluated...
  54. ncbi request reprint Clinical determinants of plantar forces and pressures during walking in older people
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Gait Posture 24:229-36. 2006
    ..This information provides further insights into the dynamic function of the foot, which might assist in the development of interventions for pressure-related foot complaints in older people...
  55. ncbi request reprint Foot and ankle risk factors for falls in older people: a prospective study
    Hylton B Menz
    NHMRC Australian Clinical Research Fellow, Musculoskeletal Research Centre, School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:866-70. 2006
    ..Foot problems are common in older people and are associated with impaired balance and functional ability. Few prospective studies, however, have been undertaken to determine whether foot problems are a risk factor for falls...
  56. pmc Development and validation of a Greek language version of the Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index
    Patricia Kaoulla
    Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:39. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a Greek-language version of the MFPDI and to assess the instrument's psychometric properties...
  57. ncbi request reprint A tactile stimulus applied to the leg improves postural stability in young, old and neuropathic subjects
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Neurosci Lett 406:23-6. 2006
    ..This applies to older subjects and subjects with peripheral neuropathy as well as healthy young subjects. These results have implications for novel approaches for improving stability in people with peripheral sensory loss...
  58. ncbi request reprint A structural equation model relating impaired sensorimotor function, fear of falling and gait patterns in older people
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Gait Posture 25:243-9. 2007
    ..Particularly important is the indication that fear-related step length shortening may be maladaptive...
  59. ncbi request reprint Footwear characteristics and risk of indoor and outdoor falls in older people
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Gerontology 52:174-80. 2006
    ..Footwear characteristics have been shown to influence balance in older people; however, the relationship between footwear and falls is unclear...
  60. ncbi request reprint Foot pain in community-dwelling older people: an evaluation of the Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index
    H B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:863-7. 2006
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Greater peak rearfoot eversion predicts foot orthoses efficacy in individuals with patellofemoral pain syndrome
    C J Barton
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 45:697-701. 2011
    ..In this study, the ability of baseline foot kinematics associated with pronation to predict marked improvement 12 weeks following foot orthoses prescription in individuals with PFPS was evaluated...
  62. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with chronic plantar heel pain: a systematic review
    D B Irving
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:11-22; discussion 23-4. 2006
    ..Such a list is essential in the development of new and improved preventative and treatment strategies for CPHP...
  63. doi request reprint The immediate effects of foot orthoses on functional performance in individuals with patellofemoral pain syndrome
    C J Barton
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University Bundoora, Bundoora, VIC 3068, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 45:193-7. 2011
    ..In this study, the immediate effects of foot orthoses on functional performance and the association of foot posture and footwear with improvements in function were evaluated...
  64. doi request reprint Development of a diagnostic rule for identifying radiographic osteoarthritis in people with first metatarsophalangeal joint pain
    G V Zammit
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 19:939-45. 2011
    ..To develop a diagnostic rule for the identification of radiographic osteoarthritis (OA) of the first metatarsophalangeal joint (MTPJ) in people with first MTPJ pain...
  65. doi request reprint Effects of prefabricated foot orthoses on pain and function in individuals with patellofemoral pain syndrome: a cohort study
    C J Barton
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University Bundoora, Australia
    Phys Ther Sport 12:70-5. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the effects of unmodified prefabricated foot orthoses over a 12-week period on functional performance; and subjective pain and function in individuals with patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)...
  66. doi request reprint Timing variability during gait initiation is increased in people with Alzheimer's disease compared to controls
    Joanne E Wittwer
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Vic, Australia
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 26:277-83. 2008
    ..Falls are likely to be provoked during gait initiation, so this study aimed to determine if people with mild-moderate AD have greater variability of gait at initiation...
  67. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in foot structure and function
    Genevieve Scott
    Department of Podiatry, School of Human Biosciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Gait Posture 26:68-75. 2007
    ..These findings indicate that ageing is associated with significant changes in foot characteristics which contribute to altered plantar loading patterns during gait...
  68. ncbi request reprint Physiological falls risk assessment in older people with Alzheimer's disease
    Edwina R Lorbach
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 24:260-5. 2007
    ..Falls are common in people with Alzheimer's disease (AD). There is some evidence that deficits in vision, peripheral sensation, strength, reaction time and balance may be partly responsible for this increased risk...
  69. doi request reprint The association between body mass index and musculoskeletal foot disorders: a systematic review
    P A Butterworth
    Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 13:630-42. 2012
    ..However, there is currently limited evidence to support weight loss to reduce foot pain...
  70. doi request reprint Reliability of lower limb electromyography during overground walking: a comparison of maximal- and sub-maximal normalisation techniques
    George S Murley
    Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    J Biomech 43:749-56. 2010
    ..Researchers planning studies of these muscles with a repeated-test design (e.g. to evaluate the effect of an intervention) must consider whether this level of error is acceptable...
  71. doi request reprint The efficacy of foot orthoses in the treatment of individuals with patellofemoral pain syndrome: a systematic review
    Christian J Barton
    School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Sports Med 40:377-95. 2010
    ..A comparison of the efficacy between prefabricated and customized foot orthoses is also needed...
  72. doi request reprint Foot and ankle characteristics in patellofemoral pain syndrome: a case control and reliability study
    Christian J Barton
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 40:286-96. 2010
    ..Case-control and reliability study...
  73. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of measures of walking in people with Alzheimer's Disease
    Joanne E Wittwer
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Gait Posture 32:113-7. 2010
    ..65). These changes occurred in mild as well as more severe Alzheimer's Disease. Future research should focus on reducing this decline early in the course of the disease in order to maintain physical independence for as long as possible...
  74. doi request reprint Knee kinetics during walking at different speeds in people who have undergone total knee replacement
    Jodie A McClelland
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Gait Posture 32:205-10. 2010
    ..Although these reductions may be beneficial to the survival of the prosthesis, these abnormalities may also indicate suboptimal functional outcome from TKR...
  75. doi request reprint Plantar pressure distribution in older people with osteoarthritis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint (hallux limitus/rigidus)
    Gerard V Zammit
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    J Orthop Res 26:1665-9. 2008
    ....
  76. doi request reprint Do foot orthoses change lower limb muscle activity in flat-arched feet towards a pattern observed in normal-arched feet?
    George S Murley
    Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 25:728-36. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether orthoses change muscle activity in people with flat-arched feet towards a pattern observed in people with normal-arched feet...
  77. doi request reprint A comparison of foot kinematics in people with normal- and flat-arched feet using the Oxford Foot Model
    Pazit Levinger
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora 3086, Vic, Australia
    Gait Posture 32:519-23. 2010
    ..8° ± 4.4° vs -2.5° ± 2.6°; p=0.06). These findings support the notion that flat-arched feet have altered motion associated with greater pronation during gait; factors that may increase the risk of overuse injury...
  78. doi request reprint Kinematic gait characteristics associated with patellofemoral pain syndrome: a systematic review
    Christian J Barton
    School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Gait Posture 30:405-16. 2009
    ..Completing between sex comparisons when practical and considering spatiotemporal gait characteristics during methodological design and data analysis is also recommended...
  79. doi request reprint Evaluation of the scope and quality of systematic reviews on nonpharmacological conservative treatment for patellofemoral pain syndrome
    Christian J Barton
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 38:529-41. 2008
    ..Systematic literature review...
  80. doi request reprint Effect of foot posture, foot orthoses and footwear on lower limb muscle activity during walking and running: a systematic review
    George S Murley
    Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Gait Posture 29:172-87. 2009
    ..Most important, however, is that there is a need for further research of more rigorous methodological quality, including greater consensus regarding standards for reporting of electromyographic parameters...
  81. doi request reprint Structural factors associated with hallux limitus/rigidus: a systematic review of case control studies
    Gerard V Zammit
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 39:733-42. 2009
    ..Systematic review of case control studies...
  82. doi request reprint Pressure-relieving properties of various shoe inserts in older people with plantar heel pain
    Daniel R Bonanno
    Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Gait Posture 33:385-9. 2011
    ..The findings from this study indicate that of the shoe inserts tested, the contoured prefabricated foot orthosis is the most effective at reducing pressure under the heel in older people with heel pain...
  83. doi request reprint Walking kinematics in individuals with patellofemoral pain syndrome: a case-control study
    Christian J Barton
    School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Gait Posture 33:286-91. 2011
    ..However, earlier peak rearfoot eversion may be a factor related to the pathomechanical development of the condition...
  84. doi request reprint Foot and ankle strength, range of motion, posture, and deformity are associated with balance and functional ability in older adults
    Martin J Spink
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Department of Podiatry, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:68-75. 2011
    ..To determine the extent to which measures of foot and ankle strength, range of motion, posture, and deformity are associated with performance in a battery of balance and functional ability tests in older adults...
  85. doi request reprint The association between body composition and foot structure and function: a systematic review
    P A Butterworth
    Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia Lower Extremity and Gait Studies Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 15:348-57. 2014
    ..However, there is limited evidence to support an association between other body composition measures, such as fat mass, with foot structure or function. ..
  86. doi request reprint Fat mass is a predictor of incident foot pain
    P A Butterworth
    Department of Podiatry, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia Lower Extremity and Gait Studies Program, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:E495-9. 2013
    ..Increased BMI and fat mass have been linked only to foot pain prevalence. Therefore, a longitudinal study to examine the relationship between body composition and incident foot pain over 3 years was conducted...
  87. ncbi request reprint Reliability of navicular displacement measurement as a clinical indicator of foot posture
    A Vinicombe
    Department of Podiatry, School of Human Biosciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 91:262-8. 2001
    ..These results indicate that both techniques are only moderately reliable, and physicians using these measurements in clinical practice should interpret the values in light of the magnitude of error associated with them...
  88. ncbi request reprint Gait instability in older people with hallux valgus
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, L Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria
    Foot Ankle Int 26:483-9. 2005
    ..Although a number of plantar pressure studies have been undertaken in people with and without hallux valgus, little is known about how hallux valgus affects basic gait patterns or the movement of the upper body when walking...
  89. ncbi request reprint Foot health service provision by the Australian Department of Veterans' Affairs: do major podiatric medical interventions reduce the number of maintenance treatments?
    Nicoletta Frescos
    Department of Podiatry, Division of Allied Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 97:469-74. 2007
    ..We sought to evaluate whether the provision of these interventions reduces the number of ongoing maintenance treatments...
  90. ncbi request reprint Determinants of disabling foot pain in retirement village residents
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 95:573-9. 2005
    ....
  91. ncbi request reprint Podiatric involvement in multidisciplinary falls-prevention clinics in Australia
    Hylton B Menz
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 97:377-84. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the level of podiatric involvement in multidisciplinary falls clinics in Australia and to describe the assessments undertaken and interventions provided by podiatrists in these settings...
  92. doi request reprint Test-retest reliability of spatial and temporal gait parameters of people with Alzheimer's disease
    Joanne E Wittwer
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    Gait Posture 28:392-6. 2008
    ..MDC values suggested that demonstration of real change in gait measures is feasible in this population...
  93. ncbi request reprint Impact of chronic plantar heel pain on health-related quality of life
    Damien B Irving
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 98:283-9. 2008
    ..However, no study has used normative data or a control data set for comparison of scores. Therefore, we describe the impact of CPHP on foot-specific and general health-related quality of life by comparing CPHP subjects with controls...
  94. doi request reprint Effects of shoe characteristics on dynamic stability when walking on even and uneven surfaces in young and older people
    Jasmine C Menant
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1970-6. 2008
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in walking stability
    Hylton B Menz
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, High Street, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    Age Ageing 32:137-42. 2003
    ..a large proportion of falls in older people occur when walking; however the mechanisms underlying impaired balance during gait are poorly understood...
  96. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of fall risk screening tools for use in residential aged care facilities
    Kim Delbaere
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 189:193-6. 2008
    ..To develop screening tools for predicting falls in nursing home and intermediate-care hostel residents who can and cannot stand unaided...
  97. ncbi request reprint Reliability of clinical tests of foot and ankle characteristics in older people
    Hylton B Menz
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 93:380-7. 2003
    ..These simple clinical tests can now be used with confidence in clinical and research settings to provide reliable and functionally important information regarding foot and ankle characteristics in older people...
  98. ncbi request reprint Acceleration patterns of the head and pelvis when walking are associated with risk of falling in community-dwelling older people
    Hylton B Menz
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, High Street, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M446-52. 2003
    ....
  99. doi request reprint Effects of footwear features on balance and stepping in older people
    Jasmine C Menant
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Randwick, N S W, Australia
    Gerontology 54:18-23. 2008
    ..Although footwear has been linked to falls in older people, it remains unclear as to which shoe features are beneficial or detrimental to balance in older people...
  100. ncbi request reprint Effects of experimentally induced plantar insensitivity on forces and pressures under the foot during normal walking
    Amanda J Taylor
    School of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
    Gait Posture 20:232-7. 2004
    ....
  101. ncbi request reprint [Characteristics of falls in physically active community-dwelling older people: findings from the "Standfest im Alter" study]
    Ellen Freiberger
    Institut fur Sportwissenschaft und Sport, Friedrich Alexander Universitat, Erlangen Nürnburg, Gebbertstrasse 123 b, 91058 Erlangen, Germany
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 39:261-7. 2006
    ..Falls are common in physically active older people due to their increased exposure to hazardous situations. However, most studies of the characteristics and circumstances of falls are based on frail older people...