Increase in body weight over a two-year period is associated with an increase in midfoot pressure and foot pain

@inproceedings{Walsh2017IncreaseIB,
  title={Increase in body weight over a two-year period is associated with an increase in midfoot pressure and foot pain},
  author={Tom P Walsh and Paul A Butterworth and Donna Michelle Urquhart and Flavia Cicuttini and Karl B Landorf and Anita E Wluka and E Michael Shanahan and Hylton B. Menz},
  booktitle={Journal of foot and ankle research},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND There is a well-recognised relationship between body weight, plantar pressures and foot pain, but the temporal association between these factors is unknown. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationships between increasing weight, plantar pressures and foot pain over a two-year period. METHODS Fifty-one participants (33 women and 18 men) completed the two-year longitudinal cohort study. The sample had a mean (standard deviation (SD)) age of 52.6 (8.5) years. At baseline… CONTINUE READING

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