Martin J Spink

Summary

Affiliation: La Trobe University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. doi 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
  4. 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
  5. pmc Effectiveness of a multifaceted podiatry intervention to prevent falls in community dwelling older people with disabling foot pain: randomised controlled trial
    Martin J Spink
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora Victoria, Australia
    BMJ 342:d3411. 2011
  6. doi Evaluation of the pressure-redistributing properties of prefabricated foot orthoses in older people after at least 12 months of wear
    Dean G Cronkwright
    Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Gait Posture 34:553-7. 2011
  7. ncbi Older people's perceptions of a multifaceted podiatric medical intervention to prevent falls
    Hylton B Menz
    Lower Extremity and Gait Studies Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Vic, Australia
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 103:457-64. 2013
  8. 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
  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. 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

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. doi 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...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Effectiveness of a multifaceted podiatry intervention to prevent falls in community dwelling older people with disabling foot pain: randomised controlled trial
    Martin J Spink
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora Victoria, Australia
    BMJ 342:d3411. 2011
    ..To determine the effectiveness of a multifaceted podiatry intervention in preventing falls in community dwelling older people with disabling foot pain...
  6. doi Evaluation of the pressure-redistributing properties of prefabricated foot orthoses in older people after at least 12 months of wear
    Dean G Cronkwright
    Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Gait Posture 34:553-7. 2011
    ..001) and forefoot (2%, p=0.032). These findings indicate that the prefabricated orthoses evaluated in this study are only slightly less effective at redistributing plantar pressure after at least 12 months of wear...
  7. ncbi Older people's perceptions of a multifaceted podiatric medical intervention to prevent falls
    Hylton B Menz
    Lower Extremity and Gait Studies Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Vic, Australia
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 103:457-64. 2013
    ..We evaluated the acceptability of and levels of satisfaction with this intervention in the older people who participated in the trial...
  8. 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...
  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. 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
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  11. doi Foot and ankle strength assessment using hand-held dynamometry: reliability and age-related differences
    Martin J Spink
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia m spink latrobe edu au
    Gerontology 56:525-32. 2010
    ..While there have been a number of studies on age-related changes in muscle strength, they have concentrated on more proximal muscle groups with little research into how ageing affects the muscles of the foot and ankle...