Gait Analysis in Clubfeet: An Experimental Study

  • A. Campos da PazJr.
  • A. RamalhoJr.
  • A. Momura
  • L. Braga
  • M. Almeida
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The grading of treatment results in clubfeet has always been under criticism due to the subjectiveness entailed when one judges morphology and function and to the causes of error when goniometric measurements are performed.9,10,12 The functional rating systems developed by Laaveg and Ponseti9 and by McKay10 have added greater accuracy to the judgment of morphology and function. Furthermore, several objective techniques including assessment of body image and self-esteem have recently been developed, making it theoretically possible to correlate these psychological variables with the orthopedic evaluation.2,3,5,6,14


Body Image Anorexia Nervosa Gait Analysis Plantar Flexion Body Image Distortion 
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  • A. Campos da PazJr.
  • A. RamalhoJr.
  • A. Momura
  • L. Braga
  • M. Almeida

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