Foot orthotic use and physical activity in the obese

Potential Relationships among Foot Orthoses Use, Physical Activity, and Functional Level: Foot Orthoses Prescription and Application for the Obese Wong, Christopher Kevin PT, PhD, OCS; Weil, Rich MEd, CDE; Zoch, Erin PT, DPT Journal of Prosthetics & Orthotics; October 2014 – Volume 26 – Issue 4 – p 216-219 Quote: Individuals with obesity have reduced activity levels and increased incidence of knee arthritis and pes planus. Foot orthoses can affect lower-limb alignment to reduce pain in nonobese individuals.

Potential Relationships among Foot Orthoses Use, Physical Activity, and Functional Level: Foot Orthoses Prescription and Application for the Obese Wong, Christopher Kevin PT, PhD, OCS; Weil, Rich MEd, CDE; Zoch, Erin PT, DPT Journal of Prosthetics & Orthotics; October 2014 – Volume 26 – Issue 4 – p 216-219 Quote: Individuals with obesity have reduced activity levels and increased incidence of knee arthritis and pes planus. Foot orthoses can affect lower-limb alignment to reduce pain in nonobese individuals.

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Foot orthotic use and physical activity in the obese