rearfoot

rearfoot

most proximal part of foot; includes distal articulations of tibia and fibula (i.e. malleoli), calcaneum and talus, together with interposed joints (i.e. ankle and subtalar joint) and overlying soft tissues (i.e. tendons, ligaments, retinacula, adventitious and congenital bursae, deep and superficial fascia, skin and subcuticular structures) forming the heel area
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However, for a more specific treatment plan it would be advantageous to understand the possible abnormalities and pathomechanics of the forefoot and rearfoot (calcaneus).
15,18,19) Additionally, KT has been found to decrease pressure under the medial and lateral rearfoot while walking.
2014) Rearfoot striking runners are more economical than midfoot strikers.
The static pedobarographic findings we observed while the subjects were standing revealed no difference of force distribution and contact area between forefoot and rearfoot and this finding did not support the hypothesis that the centre of the body shifts to forward because of excessive adipose tissue causing excessive forefoot loading.
A study of the arches, foot shape, metatarsal shape, signs in shoe-wear patterns, forefoot to rearfoot relationship, rearfoot position and foot deformities will be the subject of further research.
Effect of corrective rearfoot orthotic devices on ground reaction forces during ambulation.
The authors explain that advocates of barefoot running assert that a lack of cushion and support promotes a forefoot or midfoot strike rather than a rearfoot strike, decreasing the impact transient and stress on the hip and knee.
APFOs are purported to function by applying an inversion moment at the rearfoot, reducing calcaneal eversion, and reducing dorsiflexion of the joints forming the medial longitudinal arch of the foot [3].
Joint hypermobility syndrome places dancers at a greater risk for pain and injury than their non-dancer peers with generalized joint hypermobility (GJH), (17) and recent research suggests a trend linking rearfoot pronation and lower limb injury in dancers.
The Mechanical Relationship Between the Rearfoot, Pelvis and Low-back.
GT-1000 2 ($100) is the latest generation of the GT-1000 Series, and it has gotten an energetic update, including more Rearfoot Gel cushioning and a sleek new upper.
1996, Relationship between rearfoot and forefoot orientation and ground reaction forces during running.