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Figure-of-Eight Measurement

Published by <p>This will assist clinicians in properly performing figure-of-eight measurement to assess foot and/or ankle edema. Borthwick, Y., Paul, L., Sneddon, M., McAlpine, L., & Miller, C. (2013). Reliability and validity of the figure-of-eight method of measuring hand size in patients with breast cancer-related lymphoedema. European Journal of Cancer Care, 22(2), 196–201.Devoogdt, N., Cavaggion, C., Van […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Edema

Published by <p>For clinicians who need a quick clinical reference for grading, measuring, and treatment strategies for edema. Ahmadinejad, M., Razban, F., Jahani, Y., & Heravi, F. (2022). Limb edema in critically ill patients: Comparing intermittent compression and elevation. International Wound Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/iwj.13704Pellecchia, G. L. (2003). Figure-of-eight method of measuring hand size: Journal of Hand Therapy, 16(4), […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Physical therapy handout: What is tibialis posterior tendinopathy

What Is Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy?

Published by <p>This handout outlines tibialis posterior tendinopathy (TPT). It is designed as a handout to provide to people with TPT. It outlines what TPT is and what to expect regarding treatment and recovery. Ling, S. K., & Lui, T. H. (2017). Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction: An overview. The Open Orthopaedics Journal, 11(1), 714-723.Kulig, K., Lederhaus, E. […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Physical therapy handout: Foot-core injury prevention program

Foot-Core Injury Prevention Program

Published by <p>This piece outlines an evidence based program for preventing running related injuries. It is designed to be provided to runners as they return to sport. Taddei, U. T., Matias, A. B., Duarte, M., & Sacco, I. C. (2020). Foot core training to prevent running-related injuries: A survival analysis of a single-blind, randomized controlled trial. The […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Clinical Tests of Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy: Are They Reliable, and How Well Are They Reflected in Structural Changes on Imaging? (2021)

Published by <p>Physical examination maneuvers are commonly utilized to assist therapists with the diagnosis of tibialis posterior tendinopathy (TPT) but little is known about their reliability and relationship to imaging. A prospective cohort study was conducted in 52 people with medial foot/ankle pain. Subjects underwent a clinical examination for TPT by two physical therapists and an ultrasound […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Bracing Superior to Neuromuscular Training for the Prevention of Self-Reported Recurrent Ankle Sprains: A Three-Arm Randomised Controlled Trial (2014)

Published by <p>The presently examined study sought to determine if bracing, neuromuscular training, or a combination of bracing and neuromuscular training is superior for reducing the recurrence rate of ankle sprains after 1 year. It was a three arm randomized controlled trial with a 12 month follow-up period. Participants were eligible if they had a lateral ankle […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Clinical Risk Factors for Achilles Tendinopathy: A Systematic Review (2019)

Published by <p>The authors sought to determine which non genetic risk factors are associated with the development of Achilles tendinopathy (AT). They conducted a systematic review of the literature with a protocol registered in the international PROSPERO database. Publications were eligible for inclusion if there was a potential risk factor related to AT along with a diagnosis […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

High-Load Strength Training Improves Outcome in Patients with Plantar Fasciitis (2014)

Published by <p>A total of 48 subjects with ultrasound verified plantar fasciitis and symptoms of at least 3 month duration were randomized into every other day strength training or daily plantar fascia specific stretching groups. Subjects were recruited from three recruitment sites in Denmark. Strength training included calf raises with the use of the windlass mechanism to […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Physical therapy printable: Plantar heel pain differential diagnosis

Plantar Heel Pain Differential Diagnosis

Published by <p>This handout lays out the incidence, symptoms, and signs for the following diagnoses: Plantar fasciitis (PF), fat-pad atrophy (FPA), pes cavus, plantar fasciitis with fat-pad atrophy, and pes planus. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Low-Dye Taping for Plantar Fasciopathy

Published by <p>Plantar fascia related pain is one of the more common causes of pain on the bottom side of the foot and heel. Low-dye taping can provide short term pain relief for people who are living with this condition; it can also be a good way to test if someone may benefit from orthotic prescription. This […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>