foot joints

Summary

Summary: The articulations extending from the ANKLE distally to the TOES. These include the ANKLE JOINT; TARSAL JOINTS; METATARSOPHALANGEAL JOINT; and TOE JOINT.

Top Publications

  1. pmc The impact of rheumatoid arthritis on foot function in the early stages of disease: a clinical case series
    Deborah E Turner
    Department of Podiatry, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:102. 2006
  2. ncbi Associations between body mass, radiographic joint damage, adipokines and risk factors for bone loss in rheumatoid arthritis
    Joshua F Baker
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:2100-7. 2011
  3. ncbi Evaluation of a novel 7-joint ultrasound score in daily rheumatologic practice: a pilot project
    M Backhaus
    Charite University Medicine Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, D 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1194-201. 2009
  4. pmc Level of radiographic damage and radiographic progression are determinants of physical function: a longitudinal analysis of the TEMPO trial
    D van der Heijde
    Department of Rheumatology, Leiden University Medical Centre, PO Box 9600, 2300 CC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 67:1267-70. 2008
  5. ncbi A review of rheumatoid arthritis affecting the foot and ankle
    Juha I Jaakkola
    The Orthopedic Center, Savannah, GA, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 25:866-74. 2004
  6. ncbi The geometric architecture of the subtalar and midtarsal joints in rheumatoid arthritis based on magnetic resonance imaging
    James Woodburn
    Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Research Unit, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 46:3168-77. 2002
  7. pmc Expert agreement confirms that negative changes in hand and foot radiographs are a surrogate for repair in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Desiree van der Heijde
    Department of Rheumatology, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, Leiden 2300 RC, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:R62. 2007
  8. pmc Course of radiographic damage over 10 years in a cohort with early rheumatoid arthritis
    E Lindqvist
    Department of Rheumatology, Lund University Hospital, Sweden Department of Radiology, Lund University Hospital, Sweden
    Ann Rheum Dis 62:611-6. 2003
  9. ncbi The optimal assessment of the rheumatoid arthritis hindfoot: a comparative study of clinical examination, ultrasound and high field MRI
    R J Wakefield
    Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal Disease, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Chapeltown Road, Leeds, LS7 4SA, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 67:1678-82. 2008
  10. pmc Twenty-eight-joint counts invalidate the DAS28 remission definition owing to the omission of the lower extremity joints: a comparison with the original DAS remission
    R Landewe
    Department of Internal Medicine Rheumatology, University Hospital Maastricht, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:637-41. 2006

Detail Information

Publications195 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc The impact of rheumatoid arthritis on foot function in the early stages of disease: a clinical case series
    Deborah E Turner
    Department of Podiatry, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:102. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare clinical disease activity, impairment, disability, and foot function in normal and early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) feet using standardised clinical measures and 3D gait analysis...
  2. ncbi Associations between body mass, radiographic joint damage, adipokines and risk factors for bone loss in rheumatoid arthritis
    Joshua F Baker
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:2100-7. 2011
    ..To evaluate the association between BMI and radiographic joint damage (RJD) in RA...
  3. ncbi Evaluation of a novel 7-joint ultrasound score in daily rheumatologic practice: a pilot project
    M Backhaus
    Charite University Medicine Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, D 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1194-201. 2009
    ..To introduce a new standardized ultrasound score based on 7 joints of the clinically dominant hand and foot (German US7 score) implemented in daily rheumatologic practice...
  4. pmc Level of radiographic damage and radiographic progression are determinants of physical function: a longitudinal analysis of the TEMPO trial
    D van der Heijde
    Department of Rheumatology, Leiden University Medical Centre, PO Box 9600, 2300 CC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 67:1267-70. 2008
    ..Many studies have examined the relationship between long-term radiographic damage and physical function. However, it is not known if short-term radiographic progression is also associated with physical function...
  5. ncbi A review of rheumatoid arthritis affecting the foot and ankle
    Juha I Jaakkola
    The Orthopedic Center, Savannah, GA, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 25:866-74. 2004
    ..This article reviews the clinical presentation, evaluation, and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis affecting the foot and ankle...
  6. ncbi The geometric architecture of the subtalar and midtarsal joints in rheumatoid arthritis based on magnetic resonance imaging
    James Woodburn
    Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Research Unit, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 46:3168-77. 2002
    ..To compare in vivo the 3-dimensional (3-D) geometric architecture of the subtalar and midtarsal joints in normal and rheumatoid arthritic (RA) feet, using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) analysis...
  7. pmc Expert agreement confirms that negative changes in hand and foot radiographs are a surrogate for repair in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Desiree van der Heijde
    Department of Rheumatology, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, Leiden 2300 RC, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:R62. 2007
    ..The change in size of erosion was also picked up by independent readers applying the van der Heijde-modified Sharp scoring method and was reflected in their scores...
  8. pmc Course of radiographic damage over 10 years in a cohort with early rheumatoid arthritis
    E Lindqvist
    Department of Rheumatology, Lund University Hospital, Sweden Department of Radiology, Lund University Hospital, Sweden
    Ann Rheum Dis 62:611-6. 2003
    ..To investigate development of radiographic damage in hands and feet of patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) monitored prospectively for 10 years, and to search for prognostic factors...
  9. ncbi The optimal assessment of the rheumatoid arthritis hindfoot: a comparative study of clinical examination, ultrasound and high field MRI
    R J Wakefield
    Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal Disease, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Chapeltown Road, Leeds, LS7 4SA, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 67:1678-82. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc Twenty-eight-joint counts invalidate the DAS28 remission definition owing to the omission of the lower extremity joints: a comparison with the original DAS remission
    R Landewe
    Department of Internal Medicine Rheumatology, University Hospital Maastricht, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:637-41. 2006
    ..To compare 28 joint disease activity score (DAS28) remission with comprehensive joint count DAS remission in rheumatoid arthritis...
  11. ncbi Current concepts review: hallux valgus part 1: pathomechanics, clinical assessment, and nonoperative management
    Mark E Easley
    Duke Health Center, 3116 North Duke Street, Room 243, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 28:654-9. 2007
  12. ncbi Strong relationships between disease activity, foot-related impairments, activity limitations and participation restrictions in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    M Dekker
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Centre for Rehabilitation and Rheumatology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:905-11. 2010
    ..To assess possible relationships between disease activity, foot-related impairments, activity limitations and participation restrictions in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)...
  13. ncbi Radiographic evaluation of endoscopic gastrocnemius recession, subtalar joint arthroereisis, and flexor tendon transfer for surgical correction of stage II posterior tibial tendon dysfunction: a pilot study
    Vanessa R Adelman
    Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Providence Hospital, Southfield, MI, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 47:400-8. 2008
    ..05). These preliminary results suggest that this surgical combination provides satisfactory correction of deformity in patients presenting with stage II posterior tibial tendon dysfunction...
  14. ncbi Triple arthrodesis in rheumatoid arthritis
    Markus Knupp
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kantonsspital Liestal, 4410 Liestal, Switzerland
    Foot Ankle Int 29:293-7. 2008
    ..Few studies have focused on the long-term results of triple arthrodesis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. We retrospectively reviewed fusion rate, arthritis of the adjacent joints, clinical outcome, and patient satisfaction...
  15. ncbi Foot and ankle ligament morphometry
    Chimba Mkandawire
    Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Rehabilitation Research and Development Center of Excellence for Limb Loss Prevention and Prosthetic Engineering, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:809-20. 2005
    ..60 to 27.02 mm. Compared with the freeze-fracture technique, the digital caliper method, which assumed that ligament cross-sectional shape was rectangular, resulted in an approximately 35% difference in cross-sectional area...
  16. ncbi In vivo talocrural and subtalar kinematics: a non-invasive 3D dynamic MRI study
    Frances T Sheehan
    National Institutes of Health, Building 10, CRC 1 1469, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1604, Bethesda, MD 20892 1604, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 28:323-35. 2007
    ....
  17. ncbi Adult acquired flexible flatfoot, treated by calcaneocuboid distraction arthrodesis, posterior tibial tendon augmentation, and percutaneous Achilles tendon lengthening: a prospective outcome study of 20 patients
    Arie van der Krans
    Department of Orthopaedics, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Acta Orthop 77:156-63. 2006
    ..Several methods for the treatment of acquired flexible flatfoot have been described...
  18. ncbi Triple arthrodesis using external ring fixation and arched-wire compression: an evaluation of 87 patients
    Leonard M Talarico
    Atlanta Leg Lengthening and Deformity Correction Center, Macon, GA 31210, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 94:12-21. 2004
    ..Three patients (3%) developed an asymptomatic nonunion. This article describes the use of external ring fixation with arched-wire compression for triple arthrodesis and presents the findings from 87 patients who underwent this technique...
  19. ncbi Reconstruction of the lateral ligaments: do the anatomical procedures restore physiologic ankle kinematics?
    R Schmidt
    Military Hospital, Surgical Department, Ulm, Germany
    Foot Ankle Int 25:31-6. 2004
    ..Recently however, surgical reconstructions--respecting the intact joint anatomy--have been developed, thus called "anatomical reconstruction principles"...
  20. ncbi External fixation use in arthrodesis of the foot and ankle
    Thomas Zgonis
    Connecticut Reconstructive Foot Surgeons, LLC, 21 Woodland Street, Suite 221, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 21:1-15. 2004
    ..The surgeon should be aware of all the surgical options before the application of an external complex apparatus...
  21. ncbi Orthotic and brace use in the athlete with degenerative joint disease with angular deformity
    Andrew L Pruitt
    Boulder Center for Sports Medicine, 311 Mapleton Avenue, Boulder, CO 80304, USA
    Clin Sports Med 24:93-9. 2005
    ..This article reviews the use of these simple biomechanical devices in the treatment of these individuals...
  22. ncbi The role of limited joint mobility in diabetic patients with an at-risk foot
    Stefan Zimny
    Evangelisches Krankenhaus Bethesda, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Düsseldorf, Medizinische Klinik I, Duisburg, Germany
    Diabetes Care 27:942-6. 2004
    ..To assess the role of limited joint mobility (LJM) in causing abnormal high plantar pressures in the forefoot of diabetic patients with an at-risk foot...
  23. ncbi Clinical biomechanics of the peritalar joint
    William R Ledoux
    Department of Veterans Affairs, RR and D Center of Excellence in Limb Loss Prevention and Prosthetic Engineering, VA Puget Sound, MS 151, 1660 South Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 9:663-83, v. 2004
    ..Similar motions have been described between the talus and navicular. Foot deformity, such as a pes planus or a pes cavus foot type, and hindfoot or midfoot joint fusion can alter the biomechanics of the peritalar joint...
  24. ncbi Determination of subtalar joint axis location by restriction of talocrural joint motion
    Gregory S Lewis
    Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, 29 Recreation Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Gait Posture 25:63-9. 2007
    ..Only small motions at the talocrural joint were observed, and good estimates of the subtalar axis (errors less than 15 degrees and 2mm) were achieved in four of six specimens...
  25. ncbi A systematic approach to evaluation of the rearfoot, ankle, and leg in reconstructive surgery
    Robert W Mendicino
    Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 95:2-12. 2005
    ..This article describes a systematic approach to deformity evaluation through a comprehensive radiographic assessment of the rearfoot, ankle, and lower leg...
  26. ncbi Fusion in posttraumatic foot and ankle reconstruction
    David B Thordarson
    Foot and Ankle Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Southern California, 1200 North State Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 12:322-33. 2004
    ..Compression fixation, when possible, remains the treatment of choice. When bone defects are present, however, neutralization fixation may be necessary to prevent a secondary deformity that could result from impaction into a bone defect...
  27. ncbi Revision arthrodesis of the foot and ankle
    Glenn M Weinraub
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lewis Gale Clinic, 1030 South Jefferson Street, Suite 102, Roanoke, VA 24016, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 21:251-70. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi Realignment arthrodesis of the rearfoot and ankle: a comprehensive evaluation
    Robert W Mendicino
    Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 95:60-71. 2005
    ..This study objectively quantifies multiplanar foot-to-leg realignment and defines the optimal clinical and radiographic positions for ankle and tibiotalocalcaneal realignment arthrodeses...
  29. ncbi Dorsal modified calcaneal plate for extensive midfoot arthrodesis
    Jin Soo Suh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 52142 1088, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 26:503-9. 2005
    ..Several options have been advocated, including multiple screw fixation, medial plating, and plantar plating. We report a new technique using a dorsally-placed, modified calcaneal plate for treatment of this difficult clinical problem...
  30. ncbi Implantable electrical bone stimulation for arthrodeses of the foot and ankle in high-risk patients: a multicenter study
    Amol Saxena
    Department of Sports Medicine, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 44:450-4. 2005
    ..All 4 went on to subsequent arthrodesis. This study demonstrates how arthrodesis of the foot and ankle may be enhanced by the use of implantable electrical bone stimulation...
  31. ncbi PEMF as treatment for delayed healing of foot and ankle arthrodesis
    Charles Saltzman
    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 25:771-3. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the results of PEMF treatment for delayed healing after foot and ankle arthrodesis...
  32. ncbi The treatment of failed reconstruction for adult acquired flat foot deformity
    Brian C Toolan
    Department of Surgery, Section of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 5841 South Maryland Avenue MC 3079, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 8:647-54. 2003
    ..Additional or revision surgical procedures may be necessary to complete or correct the previous attempts to reconstruct the foot...
  33. ncbi Medial column procedures in the acquired flatfoot deformity
    Bruce E Cohen
    O L Miller Foot and Ankle Institute, OrthoCarolina, 1001 Blythe Boulevard, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 12:287-99, vi. 2007
    ..The procedures covered in this article include arthrodesis of the TN, NC, and metatarsocuneiform (MTC) joints, together or in isloation. Osteotomies of the cuneiforms will also be addressed...
  34. ncbi Management of the rigid adult acquired flatfoot deformity
    Rommel Francisco
    Brigham Foot and Ankle Center, 1153 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 12:317-27, vii. 2007
    ..However, for patients undergoing surgery for a rigid deformity, such procedures are indicated less often, and arthrodesis is usually necessary...
  35. ncbi The effects of range-of-motion therapy on the plantar pressures of patients with diabetes mellitus
    Jon R Goldsmith
    Dr William M Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Finch University, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 92:483-90. 2002
    ..Given that high plantar pressures have been linked to diabetic neuropathic ulceration, it may be possible to reduce the risk of such ulceration with this therapy...
  36. ncbi Application of external fixators for management of Charcot deformities of the foot and ankle
    Paul S Cooper
    Department of Orthopedics, Foot and Ankle Center, 3800 Reservoir Road NW, Georgetown Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007 2197, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 7:207-54. 2002
    ..The author's experience has lead to abandoning other methods of fixation in favor of external fixation for most infected and noninfected Charcot deformities of the foot and ankle...
  37. ncbi A comparison of lateral column lengthening and medial translational osteotomy of the calcaneus for the reconstruction of adult acquired flatfoot
    Patrick M Bolt
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, IL, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 28:1115-23. 2007
    ..This study compared the effects of lateral column lengthening and medial translational calcaneal osteotomy on pedal realignment and degeneration of adjacent hindfoot joints noted on radiographs...
  38. ncbi Failure of triple arthrodesis
    Steven M Raikin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 7:121-33. 2002
    ..Failure to perform the procedure in an optimal fashion, however, can lead to a devastating failure with severe pain and dysfunction for the patient...
  39. ncbi Effects on the metatarsophalangeal joint after simulated first tarsometatarsal joint arthrodesis
    Hugo R Perez
    Northwest Podiatric Surgical Residency Program, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 46:242-7. 2007
    ..There was no reduction of the intrametatarsal angle and plantar flexion or shortening of the metatarsal. Thus, the change in biomechanics of the first MTP joint can only be attributed to elimination of the first TMT joint motion...
  40. ncbi [Technique and value of arthrosonography in rheumatologic diagnosis--3: Ultrasound diagnosis of the ankle joint, foot and toes]
    W A Schmidt
    Rheumaklinik Berlin Buch Karower Strasse 11, 13125 Berlin, Germany
    Z Rheumatol 61:279-90. 2002
    ..Using modern equipment with higher resolution a hypoechoic border may be normal up to 3 mm in the ankle joints, the MTP joints, and around the peroneus tendons, and up to 4 mm around the tibialis posterior tendons...
  41. ncbi Arthroscopy and endoscopy of the foot and ankle: indications for new techniques
    Tun Hing Lui
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, North District Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Arthroscopy 23:889-902. 2007
    ..With sound knowledge regarding the indications, merits, and potential risks of new techniques, they will be powerful tools in foot and ankle surgery...
  42. ncbi The synovial joints of the human foot
    Carlo Giuseppe Ridola
    Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Corso di Laurea in Podologia
    Ital J Anat Embryol 112:61-80. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi Hypermobility of the first tarsometatarsal joint
    Dane K Wukich
    Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, M246 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 10:157-66. 2005
    ..This article discusses hypermobility of the first tarsometatarsal joint...
  44. ncbi Ankle/hindfoot arthrodesis in rheumatoid arthritis improves kinematics and kinetics of the knee and hip: a prospective gait analysis study
    R J Weiss
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1024-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effects of ankle/hindfoot arthrodesis in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients on gait pattern of the knee and hip...
  45. ncbi Stage IV posterior tibial tendon insufficiency: the tilted ankle
    Donald R Bohay
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 8:619-36. 2003
    ..Alternatives to surgical management included herein are unproven, but provide a potential solution beyond that of arthrodesis...
  46. ncbi Controversies in surgical reconstruction of acquired adult flat foot deformity
    Stephen J Pinney
    University of California Davis, Department of Orthopaedics, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3800, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 8:595-604. 2003
    ....
  47. ncbi Hindfoot arthrodesis for the adult acquired flat foot
    Anish R Kadakia
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University School of Medicine, McGaw Medical Center Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 8:569-94, x. 2003
    ..The indications, surgical techniques, outcome studies, and complications are addressed...
  48. ncbi Lateral-sided bony procedures
    Jessica Gallina
    Department of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Beth Israel Medical Center, 10 Union Square East, Suite 3L, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 8:563-7, ix-x. 2003
    ..Unfortunately, although fusion works well to correct deformity, it accelerates future degenerative changes...
  49. ncbi Medial-sided bony procedures: why, what, and how?
    Joseph A Sizensky
    Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery, The Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226 0099, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 8:539-62. 2003
    ....
  50. ncbi [Loading of the tibiotalar joint and Chopart's joint following subtalar arthrodesis: dynamic cadaver study of 5 specimens]
    A Suckel
    Orthopadische Universitatsklinik Tubingen
    Z Orthop Unfall 146:86-91. 2008
    ..Little has been known until now about biomechanical intra-articular changes in the condition of adjacent joints following subtalar arthrodeses...
  51. ncbi Arthritis and related diseases of the foot and ankle: rehabilitation and biomechanical considerations
    James B McGuire
    Temple University, School of Podiatric Medicine, Department of Podiatric Medicine, 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 20:469-85, ix. 2003
    ..This article outlines the types of arthritis conditions affecting the foot and discusses strategies for management and rehabilitation...
  52. ncbi Ankle arthrodesis for failed total ankle replacement
    P Hopgood
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colney Road, Norwich NR4 7YZ, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:1032-8. 2006
    ..Tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis fusion with compression screws has not been successful in our experience...
  53. ncbi External fixation in trauma of the foot and ankle
    Franz Josef Seibert
    Department for Traumatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 7a, Graz A 8036, Austria
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 20:159-80. 2003
    ..External fixation also has its advantages as a minimally invasive external compression device in specific indications for arthrodesis, especially in infected cases...
  54. ncbi [Acromelic arthritis: a new entity]
    F Welby
    Service de Chirurgie Orthopedique et Traumatologique, Unité membre supérieur, Hopital Bichat Claude Bernard, 46, rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris France
    Rev Chir Orthop Reparatrice Appar Mot 93:571-81. 2007
    ..Concerned joints are wrist, MP, PIP, DIP and forefoot. The aim of the current study is to describe and evaluate the long-term results of wrist, hand and forefoot surgery in an acromelic arthritis group...
  55. ncbi Biomechanics of the first ray. Part IV: the effect of selected medial column arthrodeses. A three-dimensional kinematic analysis in a cadaver model
    Brian A Roling
    Northwest Surgical Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 41:278-85. 2002
    ..05). These findings suggest that first ray range of motion when evaluated clinically is a blend of motions of joints comprising the medial column...
  56. ncbi Biomechanics of the foot in rheumatoid arthritis: identifying abnormal function and the factors associated with localised disease 'impact'
    D E Turner
    School of Health and Social Care and HealthQWest, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 23:93-100. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate biomechanical foot function and determine factors associated with localised disease burden in patients with this disease...
  57. ncbi Exacerbation of rheumatoid arthritis after removal of adrenal adenoma in Cushing's syndrome
    F Yakushiji
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of Toho School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Endocr J 42:219-23. 1995
    ..she complained of pain on motion, marked tenderness and swelling of fingers, wrists, elbows, knees and foot joints, and had very high rheumatoid factors...
  58. ncbi [Case of painful muscle spasm induced by thoracic vertebral fracture: successful treatment with lumbar sympathetic ganglia block]
    Fumitaka Shimizu
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 48:733-6. 2008
    ..left leg simulating triple flexion response, and was induced by active or passive movement of his left knee and foot joints. Several drugs including benzodiazepines and dantrolene were ineffective, although treatment with baclofen or ..
  59. ncbi Kupffer-cell depletion attenuates colonic and extracolonic granulomatous inflammation in chronic colitis
    Tamaki Yamada
    Department of Comprehensive Medicine, Internal Medicine and Bioregulation, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    J Lab Clin Med 142:268-77. 2003
    ..observed chronic inflammation, including thickening of colon wall, hepatic and splenic nodules, and swelling of foot joints; and significantly reduced the proportional areas occupied by granulomas in the colon, liver, and spleen at 3 ..
  60. ncbi Effects of an antagonist of the bombesin/gastrin-releasing peptide receptor on complete Freund's adjuvant-induced arthritis in rats
    P G Oliveira
    Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Peptides 29:1726-31. 2008
    ..To determine the effects of RC-3095 in clinical and histopathologic parameters and inflammatory mediators on complete Freund's adjuvant-induced arthritis (CFA)...
  61. ncbi Development and validation of handy rheumatoid activity score with 38 joints (HRAS38) in rheumatoid arthritis patients receiving infliximab
    Hideto Kameda
    Division of Rheumatology Clinical Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, 1981 Tsujido machi, Kamoda, Kawagoe, Saitama 350 8550, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 16:381-8. 2006
    ..Disease Activity Score of 28 joints (DAS28) are not mutually independent, and the evaluation excludes ankle and foot joints. We developed a new quantitative and comprehensive assessment of the activity of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), ..
  62. ncbi [Study on drug-guide effect of Achyranthes bidentata in Sanmiao pill in arthritic rats]
    Bei Sun
    Anhui Institute of Material Medica, Anhui Traditional Chinese Medicine Research and Development Key Laboratory, Hefei 230022, China
    Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 33:2946-9. 2008
    ..To study the drug-guiding mechanism of Achyranthes bidentata from Sanmiao pill in arthritic rats...
  63. ncbi In vitro study of foot kinematics using a dynamic walking cadaver model
    C J Nester
    Centre for Rehabilitation and Human Performance Research, University of Salford, Brian Blatchford Building, Salford M6 6PU, UK
    J Biomech 40:1927-37. 2007
    ..The data demonstrate the potential for often-ignored foot joints to contribute significantly to the overall kinematic function of the foot...
  64. ncbi [Long-term results of synovectomy in the rheumatoid ankle joint]
    S Anders
    Asklepios Klinikum Bad Abbach, Orthopädische Klinik und Poliklinik für die Universität Regensburg, Kaiser Karl V Allee 3, 93077 Bad Abbach, Deutschland
    Z Rheumatol 66:595-602. 2007
    ..rate of 93% of additional tenosynovectomies and the prevalence of radiological alteration in the adjacent rear foot joints indicate a panarticular pathology of the rheumatic disease...
  65. ncbi Evidence-based radiology (part 2): Is there sufficient research to support the use of therapeutic injections into the peripheral joints?
    Cynthia Peterson
    Radiology, Orthopaedic University Hospital of Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Skeletal Radiol 39:11-8. 2010
    ..The research is presented by anatomical region and areas of controversy and the need for additional research are identified...
  66. ncbi Morphological classification of the anterior and middle talocalcaneal joints in terms of biomechanical stress dispersion
    Naoki Shiraishi
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Kyorin University, 20 2 Shinkawa 6, Mitaka City, Tokyo 181 8611, Japan
    Okajimas Folia Anat Jpn 84:43-8. 2007
    Of the various foot joints, the level of interest shown in the talocalcaneal joint has been notably low. However, when considering stress dispersion during bipedal locomotion, the talocalcaneal joint plays an important role...
  67. ncbi The destruction evaluation in different foot joints: new ideas in collagen-induced arthritis rat model
    Peng Zhang
    Department of Orthopaedics, Ninth People s Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    Rheumatol Int 29:607-13. 2009
    ..arthritis since 1977, while till now, no paper has depicted the destruction characteristics in different foot joints. In this study, we observed the differences among the foot joint destruction process of CIA to elucidate ..
  68. pmc Pain and joint mobility explain individual subdimensions of the health assessment questionnaire (HAQ) disability index in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    A Hakkinen
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, 40620 Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:59-63. 2005
    ..To explore the associations between individual subdimensions of the health assessment questionnaire (HAQ) and clinical variables in patients with rheumatoid arthritis...
  69. ncbi Long-term results of salvage surgery in severely injured feet
    Ricardo C Ferreira
    Foot and Ankle Division, Santa Casa Medical School, Orthopaedics, Rua Barata Ribeiro 380, cj 64, Bela Vista, Sao Paulo, SP 01308 000, Brazil
    Foot Ankle Int 31:113-23. 2010
    ..The purpose of our study was to analyze the long-term outcome of salvage surgery in severely injured feet...
  70. pmc Forefoot disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis patients in remission: results of a cohort study
    Marike van der Leeden
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and Psychology, Jan van Breemen Institute, Jan van Breemenstraat 2, 1056 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R3. 2010
    ....
  71. ncbi Lisfranc injuries: an update
    Kyriacos I Eleftheriou
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 21:1434-46. 2013
    ..Although evidence to date supports the use of screw fixation, plate fixation may avoid further articular joint damage and may have benefits. Recent evidence supports the use of limited arthrodesis in more complex injuries...
  72. ncbi Porous tantalum as a structural graft in foot and ankle surgery
    Bernard H Sagherian
    American University of Beirut Medical Center, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cairo Street, Hamra, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon
    Foot Ankle Int 33:179-89. 2012
    ..This study investigates the potential advantages of porous tantalum as a substitute for conventional bone graft in foot and ankle surgery...
  73. ncbi Measurement of multi-segment foot joint angles during gait using a wearable system
    Hossein Rouhani
    Laboratory of Movement Analysis and Measurement, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne EPFL, EPFL STI LMAM, Station 11, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Biomech Eng 134:061006. 2012
    ..In conclusion, this wearable system was accurate and suitable for clinical evaluation when used to measure the multi-segment foot and ankle complex kinematics during long-distance walks in daily life conditions...
  74. ncbi Influence of shoes increasing dorsiflexion and decreasing metatarsus flexion on lower limb muscular activity during fitness exercises, walking, and running
    David Bourgit
    Unité PPEH, Université Jean Monnet, Saint Etienne, France
    J Strength Cond Res 22:966-73. 2008
    ..It is concluded that shoes with moderate dorsiflexion can activate lower limb muscles differently compared with both standard shoes and shoes with large dorsiflexion during submaximal exercises and locomotion...
  75. ncbi Lateral peritalar dislocation: a case report
    John Harris
    University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 47:56-9. 2008
    ..We present a rare lateral peritalar dislocation requiring open reduction. ACFAS Level of Clinical Evidence: 4...
  76. pmc Foot function is well preserved in children and adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis who are optimally managed
    Gordon J Hendry
    Institute for Applied Health Research, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
    Gait Posture 38:30-6. 2013
    ....
  77. ncbi Kinematics and kinetics of normal and planovalgus feet during walking
    Prabhav Saraswat
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Gait Posture 39:339-45. 2014
    ..Kinetic differences in planovalgus feet compared to typically developing feet included reduced ankle plantarflexion moment, ankle power and midfoot joint power...
  78. ncbi In vitro analysis of muscle activity illustrates mediolateral decoupling of hind and mid foot bone motion
    Josefien Burg
    KU Leuven, Biomechanics Section, Celestijnenlaan 300C, Box 2419, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Gait Posture 38:56-61. 2013
    ..The observed medio-lateral decoupling of the foot bones dictates the need to extend some of the multi-segment foot models currently used in clinical gait analysis...
  79. ncbi Feasibility, reliability, and sensitivity to change of four radiographic scoring methods in patients with psoriatic arthritis
    W Tillett
    Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath, UK
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 66:311-7. 2014
    ..We set out to assess the feasibility, reliability, and sensitivity to change of 4 radiographic scoring methods in psoriatic arthritis (PsA)...
  80. ncbi The importance of clinical biomechanical assessment of foot deformity and joint mobility in people living with type-2 diabetes within a primary care setting
    Cynthia Formosa
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta, Malta
    Prim Care Diabetes 7:45-50. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to assess foot morphology and document foot deformities and joint mobility in a cohort of subjects living with type-2 diabetes mellitus in Malta in a Primary Care setting...
  81. ncbi The acute diabetic Charcot foot managed on the basis of magnetic resonance imaging--a review of 71 cases
    Ernst A Chantelau
    Diabetic Foot Clinic, Department of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf, Germany
    Swiss Med Wkly 143:w13831. 2013
    ..Continued unprotected walking invariably causes stage 1 (complex cortical fractures). Treatment by total contact cast (TCC) is of limited benefit if X-ray-based. The benefits of MRI-based TCC treatment are unknown...
  82. ncbi Influence of approach and implant on reduction accuracy and stability in lisfranc fracture-dislocation at the tarsometatarsal joint
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Foot Ankle Int 34:705-10. 2013
    ..The current study looked at the influence that the type of approach for tarsometatarsal injuries has on the accuracy of the reduction and the effect that the type of fixation has on stability...
  83. ncbi Concomitant osteomyelitis and avascular necrosis of the talus treated with talectomy and tibiocalcaneal arthrodesis
    John J Stapleton
    Foot and Ankle Surgery, VSAS Orthopaedics, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA 18103, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 30:251-6. 2013
    ..Failure to initiate treatment in the early stages of acute diabetic neuropathic Lisfranc injuries can predispose the patient to midfoot instability, potential ulceration, infection, and Charcot neuroarthropathy...
  84. ncbi Effect of functional fatigue on vertical ground-reaction force in individuals with flat feet
    Sahar Boozari
    Dept of Physical Therapy, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Sport Rehabil 22:177-83. 2013
    ..Fatigue is one of the factors that can alter the vertical ground-reaction force (GRF). The effect of a fatiguing condition on vertical GRF has not been documented in individuals with flat feet...
  85. ncbi Repair of radiographic joint damage following treatment with etanercept in psoriatic arthritis is demonstrable by 3 radiographic methods
    Lihi Eder
    Centre for Prognosis Studies in the Rheumatic Diseases, 1E 410B, Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8
    J Rheumatol 38:1066-70. 2011
    ..We describe a patient with PsA with severe radiographic damage that improved significantly following treatment with etanercept. The improvement was documented by several methods of radiographic assessment...
  86. ncbi Roll-over shapes of the ankle-foot and knee-ankle-foot systems of able-bodied children
    Andrew H Hansen
    Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 25:248-55. 2010
    ....
  87. ncbi Arthrodesis of the first metatarsocuneiform joint: a comparative study of fixation methods
    Pierce E Scranton
    Orthopedics International, 12333 NE 130th Lane Suite 400, Kirkland, WA 98034, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 30:341-5. 2009
    ..The Lapidus bunionectomy is a popular procedure for severe bunion deformity where metatarsus primus varus is equal to or exceeds 15 degrees. We evaluated a new locking compression plate which may improve outcomes with the Lapidus procedure...
  88. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging in adolescent painful flexible flatfoot
    Margaret W N Wong
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Foot Ankle Int 30:303-8. 2009
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging was performed to look for abnormal signal changes in a series of patients...
  89. ncbi A review of the theoretical unified approach to podiatric biomechanics in relation to foot orthoses therapy
    Paul Harradine
    The Podiatry and Chiropody Centre, Portsmouth, Hants, United Kingdom
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 99:317-25. 2009
    ..This theoretical disparity can lead to confusion in clinical, educational, and research situations. However, although approaches are varied, the common consensus is that foot orthoses outcomes are generally positive...
  90. ncbi Interpositional arthroplasty of the calcaneocuboid joint using a regenerative tissue matrix to treat recurrent nonunion
    David H Kim
    PO Box 100325, Denver, CO 80250, USA
    Orthopedics 32:131. 2009
    ..Interpositional arthroplasty represents a technique capable of providing pain relief in clinical situations in which osseous union cannot be achieved...
  91. pmc Adipocytokines are associated with radiographic joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis
    Young Hee Rho
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6602, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 60:1906-14. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the hypothesis that adipocytokines modulate inflammation and radiographic joint damage in patients with RA...
  92. ncbi Familial disease, the HLA-DRB1 shared epitope and anti-CCP antibodies influence time at appearance of substantial joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis
    Adriana Rojas-Villarraga
    Center for Autoimmune Disease Research CREA, School of Medicine, Rosario University, Bogota, Colombia
    J Autoimmun 32:64-9. 2009
    ....
  93. ncbi Prevalence and course of forefoot impairments and walking disability in the first eight years of rheumatoid arthritis
    Marike van der Leeden
    Jan van Breemen Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1596-602. 2008
    ..To evaluate the prevalence and 8-year course of forefoot impairments and walking disability in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  94. ncbi The presence of rheumatoid nodules at early rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis is a sign of extra-articular disease and predicts radiographic progression of joint destruction over 5 years
    B M Nyhäll-Wåhlin
    Department of Rheumatology, Falun Hospital, Falun, Sweden
    Scand J Rheumatol 40:81-7. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the utility of early signs of extra-articular disease, manifested as rheumatoid nodules (RN), in predicting radiographic outcome...
  95. ncbi Ultrasound imaging for the rheumatologist. XXXI. Sonographic assessment of the foot in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Lucrezia Riente
    Unità Operativa di Reumatologia, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 29:1-5. 2011
    ..The aims of our study were to investigate the prevalence of ultrasound (US) abnormalities in the foot of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to compare them with the clinical findings...
  96. ncbi Radiographic measures as a predictor of ulcer formation in diabetic charcot midfoot
    Wesley P C Bevan
    Orthopaedic Department, Middlemore Hospital, Private Bag 93311, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand
    Foot Ankle Int 29:568-73. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine a simple radiographic predictor of the individual risk of subsequent ulcer formation in this group of patients...
  97. ncbi Percutaneous foot joint needle placement using a C-arm flat-panel detector CT
    Martin Wiewiorski
    Orthopaedic Department, University Hospital of Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg 7:177-80. 2012
    ..Image guidance is valuable for diagnostic injections in foot orthopaedics. Flat-detector computed tomography (FD-CT) was implemented using a C-arm, and the system was tested for needle guidance in foot joint injections...
  98. ncbi Variability of joint communications in the foot and ankle demonstrated by contrast-enhanced diagnostic injections
    Michael R Carmont
    Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK
    Foot Ankle Int 30:439-42. 2009
    ..Imaging with plain radiographs and diagnostic injections help localize joint pathology more precisely. The presence of accessory communications between adjacent joints may reduce the sensitivity of these investigations...
  99. ncbi Muscle-driven finite element simulation of human foot movements
    L A Spyrou
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Thessaly, Volos 38334, Greece
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 15:925-34. 2012
    ..Stresses and strains that develop in Achilles tendon during such a movement are also investigated...
  100. ncbi Paratenonitis of the foot and ankle in young female dancers
    Nili Steinberg
    Zinman College, Wingate Institute, Netanya, Israel
    Foot Ankle Int 32:1115-21. 2011
    ..The aim of the present descriptive study was to determine the association between risk factors and paratenonitis in young recreational female dancers...
  101. ncbi [Bilateral arthrodesis of the medial foot joints in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis]
    S Popelka
    I ortopedická klinika 1 LF UK Praha, FN Motol
    Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech 79:74-9. 2012
    ..The planovalgus deformity was corrected, as well as a valgus deviation of the great toe. Radiography showed a good position of the screws and complete healing of the medial foot joints.

Research Grants11

  1. Foot Bone Motion in End Stage Ankle Arthritis Patients
    William R Ledoux; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..e., pain), the patient is left with a fused ankle, which results in the distal foot joints (subtalar, midtarsal and tarsometatarsal) being stretched into increased dorsiflexion during the push off phase ..
  2. Changes in the Characteristics of Plantar Soft Tissue with Diabetes
    WILLIAM LEDOUX; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Thus, not only is there a large diabetic population in the United States (> 6%), but they also account for a disproportional amount (>60%) of all non-traumatic lower extremity amputations. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  3. Responses of the Ankle to Changes in Shoe Rocker Radius
    Andrew Hansen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  4. Individual muscle function in human walking
    CRAIG MCGOWAN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Individual muscle function will be determined through electromyographic (EMG) analysis of experimental data and predictions from the simulations. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Predictors of Treatment Response in Early Aggressive RA
    S Bridges; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. B CELL SPECIFICITY IN HEPATIC LYMPHOID FOLLICLES
    S Bridges; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. BIOPHYSICAL DETERMINANTS OF DIABETIC FOOT ULCER HEALING
    Charles Saltzman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Three-dimensional rate of ulcer healing will be measured with stereophotography and computerized image analysis techniques. ..
  8. Kinematic Mechanisms of Shoulder Impingement in SCI
    Deborah Nawoczenski; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..kinematic patterns can be identified, then interventions can be designed to modify, and more importantly, prevent further progression of these detrimental movement patterns through selective stretching and strengthening exercises ..
  9. MAKING HEAT STRESS ASSESSMENT RELEVANT AGAIN
    Thomas Bernard; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In the third year, the emphasis will be on high heat exposures that result in limited work times. This last year will be the test of the heat exchange model and the source of data for the empirical exposure limits. ..
  10. GENETIC PREDICTORS OF RESPONSE TO TREATMENT IN EARLY RA
    S Bridges; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..