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Volume:91 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13897
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Effect of Foot Orthoses on Balance, Foot Function, and Mobility in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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OrthoEvidence. Effect of Foot Orthoses on Balance, Foot Function, and Mobility in Rheumatoid Arthritis . ACE Report. 2021;91(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13897

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

The effect of foot orthoses on balance, foot function, and mobility in rheumatoid arthritis: A randomized controlled clinical trial.

Clin Rehabil. 2021 Jul;35(7): 1011-1020.

Contributing Authors: JZ Gaino MB Bértolo CS Nunes CM Barbosa SF Landim Z Sachetto EDP Magalhães

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Ninety-four patients with rheumatoid arthritis of the foot were randomized to receive a foot orthoses (n=48) or no treatment (n=46). The outcomes of interest included the Foot Function Index (pain; disability; activity limitation; total score), the Berg Balance Scale, and the Timed Up and Go (TUG) Test. Outcomes were assessed after 4 weeks of treatment. Results demonstrated statistically favourabl...

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