Review: Custom-made foot orthoses are effective for some types of foot pain

Margo, Katherine
December 2008
ACP Journal Club;12/16/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 6, p10
Academic Journal
The article offers information on effectiveness on custom-made foot orthoses. It was observed that baseline pain scores ranged from 32 to 65 on a scale of 0 to 100. It was concluded that custom foot orthoses are effective for foot pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, and pes cavus. Evidence on effectiveness for foot pain of hallux valgus or plantar fasciitis or metatarsophalangeal joint pain in rheumatoid arthritis, is insufficient.


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