Foot orthotics in the treatment of lower limb conditions: a musculoskeletal physiotherapy perspective.

@article{Vicenzino2004FootOI,
  title={Foot orthotics in the treatment of lower limb conditions: a musculoskeletal physiotherapy perspective.},
  author={Bill T Vicenzino},
  journal={Manual therapy},
  year={2004},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={185-96}
}
Orthotic therapy is frequently advocated for the treatment of musculoskeletal pain and injury of the lower limb. The clinical efficacy, mechanical effects, and underlying mechanism of the action of foot orthotics has not been conclusively determined making it difficult for practitioners to agree on a reliable and valid clinical approach to their application and indeed even their fabrication. This problem is compounded by evidence suggesting that the most commonly used approach for orthotic… CONTINUE READING