Pedography and radiographic imaging for the detection of foot deformities in rheumatoid arthritis.

@article{Schmiegel2008PedographyAR,
  title={Pedography and radiographic imaging for the detection of foot deformities in rheumatoid arthritis.},
  author={Andreas Schmiegel and Volker VV Vieth and Markus Gaubitz and Dieter Rosenbaum},
  journal={Clinical biomechanics},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={648-52}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis often suffer from pain and deformities in the feet. Previous studies demonstrated that pedography is a useful tool in clinical practice for detecting structural changes. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to compare Rheumatoid Arthritis patients' clinical, radiographic and pedographic status in order to investigate the relationship between mechanical damage and plantar pressure distribution under the forefoot. METHODS Sixteen right feet… CONTINUE READING