[Form and structure of the metatarsal head arch in adults. Ultrasonographic and podometric studies].

  • Bruce Hermann
  • Published 1995 in Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und ihre Grenzgebiete


Ultrasonic measurements (n = 172) and plantar pressure investigations (n = 119) are performed on the forefeet of healthy adults, in order to constitute a correlation between shape and function of the anterior metatarsal arch. The thickness of the sole of the foot has its maximum beneath the 2nd metatarsal head and its minimum beneath the 1st and 5th ray… (More)


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