O&P Library > Literature Update > March/April 2010

Academy Literature Update The Academy is pleased to introduce the Literature Update, a regular e-update that lists current research in orthotics and prosthetics. This new member benefit is a result of the work of the Academy's Publications Committee, chaired by Sam Phillips, PhD, CP, FAAOP.

Academy Website

You can help expand the
O&P Virtual Library with a
tax-deductible contribution.

Literature Update — March/April 2010

This regular e-update is provided by the Academy to raise awareness of current research in orthotics and prosthetics outside of the Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics (JPO).

Search terms used were "orthotic devices" and "artificial limbs"
for the period of March – April 2010.
Results were edited for clinical relevance.

The full text of this article is
available for free.

Thank you to Dr. Stefania Fatone, BPO(Hons), for suggesting this issue's featured article Modern Research and the Forgotten Prosthetic History of the Vietnam War by Charles King, CP published in the December 2009 issue of the Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development (Volume 46, Number 9: xi).

The editorial revisits early work on ischial containment sockets and addresses the question of whether ischial containment does indeed hold the femur in a more naturally adducted position. He revisits works by Gottschalk and the Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, including some previously unpublished works.

The individual article format and availability
(either full text or abstract form) is at the discretion of the article's respective publisher.

Laterally Wedged Insoles in Knee Osteoarthritis: Do Biomechanical Effects Decline After One Month of Wear?
(free full text)
Hinman RS, Bowles KA, Bennell KL.
BMC Musculoskelet Disord.;10:146.
PMID: 19939281 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Diagnosis and Management of Deformational Plagiocephaly.
(no abstract)
Littlefield T.
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Feb;5(2):219-21; author reply 221.

Multi-Subject/Daily Life Activity EMG-Based Control of Mechanical Hands.
Castellini C, Fiorilla AE, Sandini G.
J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2009 Nov 17;6:41.
PMID: 19919710 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Comparative Trial of the Foot Pressure Patterns between Corrective Orthotics, Formthotics, Bone Spur Pads and Flat Insoles in Patients with Chronic Plantar Fasciitis.
(full text)
Chia KK, Suresh S, Kuah A, Ong JL, Phua JM, Seah AL.
JAnn Acad Med Singapore. 2009 Oct;38(10):869-75.
PMID: 19890578 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Rest Orthosis, Knee Sleeves, and Unloading Knee Braces in Knee Osteoarthritis.
Beaudreuil J, Bendaya S, Faucher M, Coudeyre E, Ribinik P, Revel M, Rannou F.
Joint Bone Spine. 2009 Dec;76(6):629-36. Epub . Review.
PMID: 19467901 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Orthogonal Fuzzy Neighborhood Discriminant Analysis for Multifunction Myoelectric Hand Control.
Khushaba R, Al-Ani A, Al-Jumaily A.
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2010 Feb 17. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 20172801 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Is Transcutaneous Peroneal Stimulation Beneficial to Patients with Chronic Stroke Using an Ankle-Foot Orthosis? A Within-Subjects Study of Patients' Satisfaction, Walking Speed and Physical Activity Level.
van Swigchem R, Vloothuis J, den Boer J, Weerdesteyn V, Geurts AC.
J Rehabil Med. 2010 Feb;42(2):117-21.
PMID: 20140406 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Current Management of Clubfoot (Congenital Talipes Equinovarus).
Bridgens J, Kiely N.
BMJ. 2010 Feb 2;340:c355. doi: 10.1136/bmj.c355. Review.

Advances in Lower-Limb Prosthetic Technology.
Laferrier JZ, Gailey R.
Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2010 Feb;21(1):87-110. Review.
PMID: 19951780 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

The Influence of Mulligan Ankle Taping During Balance Performance in Subjects with Unilateral Chronic Ankle Instability.
Hopper D, Samsson K, Hulenik T, Ng C, Hall T, Robinson K.
Phys Ther Sport. 2009 Nov;10(4):125-30. Epub 2009 Oct 12.
PMID: 19897165 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Randomized Trial of Custom Orthoses and Footwear on Foot Pain and Plantar Pressure in Diabetic Peripheral Arterial Disease.
Burns J, Wegener C, Begg L, Vicaretti M, Fletcher J.
Diabet Med. 2009 Sep;26(9):893-9.
PMID: 19719710 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Duration of Strength Retention of Ankle Taping During Activities of Daily Living.
Fleet K, Galen S, Moore C.
Injury. 2009 Mar;40(3):333-6. Epub 2009 Jan 25.
Injury. 2009 Mar;40(3):333-6. Epub 2009 Jan 25.

Effect of Foot Orthoses on Magnitude and Timing of Rearfoot and Tibial Motions, Ground Reaction Force and Knee Moment During Running.
Eslami M, Begon M, Hinse S, Sadeghi H, Popov P, Allard P.
J Sci Med Sport. 2009 Nov;12(6):679-84. Epub 2008 Sep 3.
PMID: 18768360 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Comparison of Post Amputation Outcome in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes from Specialized Foot Care Centers in Three Developing Countries.
Viswanathan V, Wadud JR, Madhavan S, Rajasekar S, Kumpatla S, Lutale JK, Abbas ZG.
Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2010 Mar 16. [Epub ahead of print].
PMID: 20299119 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

The Effect of Tone-Reducing Orthotic Devices on Soleus Muscle Reflex Excitability While Standing in Patients with Spasticity Following Stroke.
Ibuki A, Bach T, Rogers D, Bernhardt J.
Prosthet Orthot Int. 2010 Mar;34(1):46-57.
PMID: 20232496 [PubMed - in process]

Functional, Psychosocial and Professional Outcomes in Long-Term Survivors of Lower-Extremity Osteosarcomas: Amputation Versus Limb Salvage.
Ottaviani G, Robert RS, Huh WW, Jaffe N.
Cancer Treat Res. 2010;152:421-36.
PMID: 20213405 [PubMed - in process]

Mass Customization of Foot Orthoses for Rheumatoid Arthritis Using Selective Laser Sintering.
Pallari J, Dalgarno K, Woodburn J.
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2010 Mar 4. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 20211798 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Active Upper Limb Prosthesis Based on Natural Movement Trajectories.
Ramírez-García A, Leija L, Muñoz R.
Prosthet Orthot Int. 2010 Mar;34(1):58-72.]
PMID: 20196688 [PubMed - in process]

Systematic Review of the Parachute Ankle Brace: Injury Risk Reduction and Cost Effectiveness.
Knapik JJ, Spiess A, Swedler DI, Grier TL, Darakjy SS, Jones BH.
Am J Prev Med. 2010 Jan;38(1 Suppl):S182-8. Review]

Custom vs. Prefabricated Orthoses for Foot Pain.
Kripke C.
Am Fam Physician. 2009 May 1;79(9):758-9.

Treatment of the Idiopathic Scoliosis with Brace and Physiotherapy.
Hundozi-Hysenaj H, Dallku IB, Murtezani A, Rrecaj S.
Niger J Med. 2009 Jul-Sep;18(3):256-9.

Ground Reaction Force Analysis in Traumatic Transtibial Amputees' Gait.
Kovac I, Medved V, Ostojic L.
Coll Antropol. 2009 Dec;33 Suppl 2:107-14.
PMID: 20120527 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Effect of Treadmill Training and Supramalleolar Orthosis use on Motor Skill Development in Infants with Down Syndrome: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Looper J, Ulrich DA.
Phys Ther. 2010 Mar;90(3):382-90. Epub 2010 Jan 14.
PMID: 20075148 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Gait Analysis and Synthesis: Biomechanics, Orthotics, Prosthetics.
Matjacic Z.
Technol Health Care. 2009;17(5):445-61. No abstract available.
PMID: 20051624 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Efficacy of an Ankle Brace with a Subtalar Locking System in Inversion Control in Dynamic Movements.
Zhang S, Wortley M, Chen Q, Freedman J.
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2009 Dec;39(12):875-83.
PMID: 20026883 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Patients' Preferences for Scoliosis Brace Treatment: A Discrete Choice Experiment.
Bunge EM, de Bekker-Grob EW, van Biezen FC, Essink-Bot ML, de Koning HJ.
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Jan 1;35 (1):57-63.

Modelling the Interaction of Ankle-Foot Orthosis and Foot by Finite Element Methods to Design an Optimized Sole in Steppage Gait.
Jamshidi N, Hanife H, Rostami M, Najarian S, Menhaj MB, Saadatnia M, Salami F.
J Med Eng Technol. 2010;34(2):116-23.
PMID: 20017712 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

A Software-Hardware System for Assessing the Anatomical and Functional Disorders and the Efficiency of Orthotic Treatment in Patients with Foot Pathologies
(Article in Russian)(no abstract available)
Smirnova LM.
Med Tekh. 2009 Nov-Dec;(6):22-6. Russian. No abstract available.
PMID: 20099657 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

O&P Library > Literature Update > March/April 2010

The O&P Virtual Library is a project of the Digital Resource Foundation for the Orthotics & Prosthetics Community. Contact Us | Contribute