Prevalence of Foot Osteoarthritis

The population prevalence of symptomatic radiographic foot osteoarthritis in community-dwelling older adults: cross-sectional findings from the Clinical Assessment Study of the Foot Edward Roddy, Martin J Thomas, Michelle Marshall, Trishna Rathod, Helen Myers, Hylton B Menz, Elaine Thomas, George Peat Ann Rheum Dis Published Online First: 19 November 2013 Quote: Objectives To estimate the population prevalence of symptomatic radiographic osteoarthritis (OA) affecting the 1st metatarsophalangeal joint (MTPJ), 1st and 2nd cuneometatarsal joints (CMJs), navicular first cuneiform joint (NCJ) and talonavicular joint (TNJ) in community-dwelling older adults. Methods 9334 adults aged ≥50 years registered with four general practices were mailed a health survey. Responders reporting foot pain within the last 12 months were invited to undergo weight-bearing dorso-plantar and lateral radiographs of both feet.

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