Addition of an arch support improves the biomechanical effect of a laterally wedged insole.

@article{Nakajima2009AdditionOA,
  title={Addition of an arch support improves the biomechanical effect of a laterally wedged insole.},
  author={K. Nakajima and W. Kakihana and T. Nakagawa and H. Mitomi and Atsuhiko Hikita and R. Suzuki and M. Akai and T. Iwaya and K. Nakamura and N. Fukui},
  journal={Gait & posture},
  year={2009},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={
          208-13
        }
}
  • K. Nakajima, W. Kakihana, +7 authors N. Fukui
  • Published 2009
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Gait & posture
  • In order to examine if the addition of an arch support could improve the biomechanical effect of the laterally wedged insole, three-dimensional gait analysis was performed on 20 healthy volunteers. Kinetic and kinematic parameters at the knee and subtalar joints were compared among the following four types of insoles; a 5-mm thick flat insole, a flat insole with an arch support (AS), a 6 degrees inclined laterally wedged insole (LW), and a laterally wedged insole with an arch support (LWAS… CONTINUE READING
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