Standard growth of the foot arch in childhood and adolescence Derived from the measurements results of the 10,155 children

Publication date: Available online 4 June 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Akeo Waseda , Yasunori Suda , Suguru Inokuchi , Yuji Nishiwaki , Yoshiaki Toyama Background The definition of flatfoot remains analytically vague. Toward the purpose of establishing the standard values of the foot length and arch height in childhood and adolescence, large-scale measurement and investigation of the foot arch were conducted using a three-dimensional foot- measuring device. Methods Measurements of foot structure were performed on 5,311 boys and 4,844 girls, for a total of 20,310 feet of 10,155 children aged from 6 to 18 years during the 2006 – 2008 year period

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Standard growth of the foot arch in childhood and adolescence Derived from the measurements results of the 10,155 children

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