Effect of heel height on forefoot loading.

@article{Corrigan1993EffectOH,
  title={Effect of heel height on forefoot loading.},
  author={Jeff Corrigan and Dave P. Moore and Michael M. Stephens},
  journal={Foot & ankle},
  year={1993},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={
          148-52
        }
}
Sixty feet of 30 normal subjects were investigated to determine the effect of changing the heel height on forefoot loading. Subjects walked across footplates barefoot and with rigid polyurethane heels attached to the foot with a tubular bandage. The total load on the forefoot remained unchanged at all of the heel heights, but the distribution of the load changed as the heel was raised. The area of forefoot contact with the footplates decreased and there was a deviation of load toward the medial… CONTINUE READING
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