Use of Foot Orthoses and Calf Stretching for Individuals With Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome

  title={Use of Foot Orthoses and Calf Stretching for Individuals With Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome},
  author={J. Loudon and Martin R Dolphino},
  journal={Foot & Ankle Specialist},
  pages={15 - 20}
Use of orthotics and calf stretching may alleviate symptoms in runners with medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS). The objective of this study was to determine which patients with MTSS have a positive response to off-the-shelf foot orthoses and calf stretching based on selected clinical tests to establish a clinical prediction rule. This prospective cohort/predictive validity study enrolled 23 women and men aged 22 to 44 years with symptoms of MTSS. Interventions included off-the-shelf basic… Expand
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