Assessment of foot impairment in rheumatoid arthritis patients by dynamic pedobarography.

@article{Schmiegel2008AssessmentOF,
  title={Assessment of foot impairment in rheumatoid arthritis patients by dynamic pedobarography.},
  author={Andreas Schmiegel and Dieter Rosenbaum and Annette Schorat and Arvid Hilker and Markus Gaubitz},
  journal={Gait & posture},
  year={2008},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={
          110-4
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Impaired foot function may jeopardize the mobility of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, there are still no guidelines concerning the adequate early treatment of painful rheumatoid feet which do not yet require surgery. An assessment method for RA feet appears necessary in order to detect foot problems before functional limitations develop. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to evaluate the use of pedobarographic measurements for detecting changes in plantar… CONTINUE READING
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