The diagnosis of flat foot in children

The diagnosis of flat foot in children

 

Research for25yearshas been aimed at elucidating this problem by identifying and evaluating aseries of signs and tests. These tests allow the recognition of the abnormalfootas early as possible, when efficienttreatment is likely to be most effective. The results indicate that evaluation of the flat foot should bebasedon a combination of signs, with most emphasis on the result of the great toe extension test.

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