International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences
2016, Volume 2 Issue 3
Role of orthosis among children with flatfoot
Author(s): Dr. Vikas Gupta N, and Dr. Vinay N
Abstract: Introduction: Various studies have concluded that the prevalence of flatfoot is influenced by multiple factors; age, height, weight, gender, genu valgum and joint laxity Methodology: One year in our study total of 30 cases were screened and further evaluated by foot print analysis. Further the children were assessed clinically and radiologically for the type and severity of flatfeet Results: The mean value of arch index of right foot was 0.977 and of left foot was 0.963. There was 63.33% of improvement. The difference was found to be significant Conclusion: There is significant improvement in arch index by using arch support.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Vikas Gupta N, and Dr. Vinay N. Role of orthosis among children with flatfoot. International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences. 2016; 2(3): 08-11.