Clinical outcomes and static and dynamic assessment of foot posture after lateral column lengthening procedure.

@article{Barske2013ClinicalOA,
  title={Clinical outcomes and static and dynamic assessment of foot posture after lateral column lengthening procedure.},
  author={Heather L Barske and Ruth L Chimenti and Josh M Tome and Elizabeth C. Martin and Adolph Sam Flemister and Jeff Houck},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  year={2013},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={673-83}
}
BACKGROUND Lateral column lengthening (LCL) has been shown to radiographically restore the medial longitudinal arch. However, the impact of LCL on foot function during gait has not been reported using validated clinical outcomes and gait analysis. METHODS Thirteen patients with a stage II flatfoot who had undergone unilateral LCL surgery and 13 matched control subjects completed self-reported pain and functional scales as well as a clinical examination. A custom force transducer was used to… CONTINUE READING