Metatarsal length does not correlate with maximal peak pressure and maximal force.

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BACKGROUND Primary metatarsalgia of the lesser metatarsals is common and caused by mechanical overload of the affected metatarsal heads. Increased metatarsal length generally is believed to be a factor in the development of primary metatarsalgia. However, there is no clear biomechanical evidence supporting this theory. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES We asked whether… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11999-010-1615-y

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