The effect of anti-pronation foot orthoses on hip and knee kinematics and muscle

The effect of anti-pronation foot orthoses on hip and knee kinematics and muscle activity during a functional step-up task in healthy individuals: A laboratory study Simon Lack Christian Barton, Peter Malliaras, Richard Twycross-Lewis, Roger Woledge, Dylan Morrissey Clinical Biomechanics; Available online 1 December 2013 Quote: Background Greater frontal and transverse plane hip and knee motion, and delayed gluteus medius and vastus medialis oblique activation has frequently been identified in patellofemoral pain syndrome populations, while prefabricated anti-pronation foot orthoses have been reported to reduce symptoms. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of such orthoses on hip and knee kinematics, gluteal and vasti muscle activity, kinematic and electromyographic interactions alongside correlations with specific clinical measures. Methods Eighteen asymptomatic individuals (11 male 7 female) had measures taken of static foot posture and ankle range of motion

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The effect of anti-pronation foot orthoses on hip and knee kinematics and muscle

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