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dc.contributor.authorHo, Malia Tsai Djunen
dc.contributor.authorNguyen, Julieen
dc.contributor.authorHeales, Lukeen
dc.contributor.authorStanton, Roberten
dc.contributor.authorKong, Pui Wahen
dc.contributor.authorKean, Crystalen
dc.date.accessioned2022-06-23T07:00:49Z-
dc.date.available2022-06-23T07:00:49Z-
dc.date.issued2022-
dc.identifier.citationHo, M., Nguyen, J., Heales, L., Stanton, R., Kong, P. W., & Kean, C. (2022). The biomechanical effects of 3D printed and traditionally made foot orthoses in individuals with unilateral plantar fasciopathy and flat feet. Gait & Posture, 96, 257-264. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2022.06.006en
dc.identifier.issn0966-6362 (print)-
dc.identifier.issn1879-2219 (online)-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10497/24205-
dc.description.abstractBackground Foot orthoses (FOs) are used to manage foot pathologies such as plantar fasciopathy. 3D printed custom-made FOs are increasingly being manufactured. Although these 3D-printed FOs look like traditionally heat-moulded FOs, there are few studies comparing FOs made using these two different manufacturing processes. Research question How effective are 3D-printed FOs (3D-Print) compared to traditionally-made (Traditional) or no FOs (Control), in changing biomechanical parameters of flat-footed individuals with unilateral plantar fasciopathy? Methods Thirteen participants with unilateral plantar fasciopathy walked with shoes under three conditions: Control, 3D-print, and Traditional. 2 × 3 repeated measures analysis of variance (ANOVAs) with Bonferroni post-hoc tests were used to compare discrete kinematic and kinetic variables between limbs and conditions. Waveform analyses were also conducted using statistical parametric mapping (SPM). Results There was a significant condition main effect for arch height drop (p = 0.01; ηp2 =0.54). There was 0.87 mm (95% CI [−1.84, −0.20]) less arch height drop in 3D-print compared to Traditional. The SPM analyses revealed condition main effects on ankle moment (p < 0.001) and ankle power (p < 0.001). There were significant differences between control condition and both 3D-print and Traditional conditions. For ankle moment and power, there were no differences between 3D-print and Traditional conditions. Significance 3D-printed FOs are more effective in reducing arch height drop, whist both FOs lowered ankle plantarflexion moment and power compared to no FOs. The results support the use of 3D-printed FOs as being equally effective as traditionally-made FOs in changing lower limb biomechanics for a population of flat-footed individuals with unilateral plantar fasciopathy.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.relation.ispartofGait & Postureen
dc.titleThe biomechanical effects of 3D printed and traditionally made foot orthoses in individuals with unilateral plantar fasciopathy and flat feeten
dc.typeArticleen
dc.description.versionAccepted versionen
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.gaitpost.2022.06.006-
dc.grant.idRSH/4955en
dc.grant.fundingagencyCQUniversity Australiaen
dc.subject.keyword3D-printeden
dc.subject.keywordFoot orthosesen
dc.subject.keywordHeel painen
dc.subject.keyword3D motion analysesen
dc.subject.keywordBiomechanicsen
dc.subject.keywordWalkingen
dc.subject.keywordGaiten
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