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Literature Update — August/September 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 August – September 2010.
Results were edited for clinical relevance.

The full text of this article is
available for free.

This article aimed to test whether a knee support with custom springs would reduce stress on the knee joint during walking and sit to stand activities. This study was performed on 12 healthy young females and 15 elderly volunteers and the variables tested included EMG Vastus Lateralis, an inshoe force measurement and leg acceleration.

Each subject served as their own control in brace vs. no-brace study design. The conclusion of the authors was that the ergonomic effects of this knee supporter significantly reduced temporary and excessive physical stress placed on the quadriceps during sit to stand and walking. Their results suggested this might play a role in reduced falls through reduction of fatigue or increase in dynamic postural stability.

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

Use and Usability of Custom-Made Orthopedic Shoes
(free full text)
van Netten JJ, Jannink MJ, Hijmans JM, Geertzen JH, Postema K.
J Rehabil Res Dev. 2010;47(1):73-81.
PMID: 20437329 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Study of Stability of Time-Domain Features for Electromyographic Pattern Recognition
(free full text)
Tkach D, Huang H, Kuiken TA.
J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2010 May 21;7:21.
PMID: 20492713 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Static Progressive Stretching Using a Turnbuckle Orthosis for Elbow Stiffness: A Prospective Study
(free full text)
Bhat AK, Bhaskaranand K, Nair SG.
J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2010 Apr;18(1):76-9.
PMID: 20427840 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

To Lock or Unlock? That is the Question
(free full text)
Brandt JM.
Rehab Manag. 2010 Mar;23(2):16, 20-1.
PMID: 20540279 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Brace Wear Control of Curve Progression in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
(abstract only)
Katz DE, Herring JA, Browne RH, Kelly DM, Birch JG.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Jun;92(6):1343-52.
PMID: 20516309 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

VI.1. Gait Analysis and Synthesis: Biomechanics, Orthotics, Prosthetics
(abstract only)
Matjacic Z.
Stud Health Technol Inform. 2010;152:323-42.
PMID: 20407202 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Non-Surgical Interventions for Paediatric Pes Planus
(abstract only)
Rome K, Ashford RL, Evans A.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2010 Jul 7;7:CD006311. Review.
PMID: 20614443 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

The Unique Benefits of Therapeutic Taping
(no abstract available)
Stahl A.
Center for Orthopedic Rehabilitation & Exercise, Fort Collins, Colo., USA.
PMID: 20614770 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Building a Foundation of Strength. Addressing the Incidence of Limb Loss.
(no abstract available)
Maguire MT, Boult J.
Advanced Prosthetics Center, Omaha, Neb, USA.
PMID: 20614768 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

The Success of Management with the Pavlik Harness for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip Using a United Kingdom Screening Programme and Ultrasound-Guided Supervision
(abstract only)
Walton MJ, Isaacson Z, McMillan D, Hawkes R, Atherton WG.
J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010 Jul;92(7):1013-6.
PMID: 20595124 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

The Ankle-Foot Orthosis Improves Balance and Reduces Fall Risk of Chronic Spastic Hemiparetic Patients
(abstract only)
Cakar E, Durmus O, Tekin L, Dincer U, Kiralp MZ.
Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2010 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print].
PMID: 20592683 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Leg Length Difference
(no abstract available)
Hönle W, Schuh A.
MMW Fortschr Med. 2010 Jun 3;152(22):37-9. German.
PMID: 20590031 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Leg-Length Inequality: A Risk Factor for OA. Simple Shoe Modification May Correct Knee Osteoarthritis and Other Conditions that Result from a Shorter Leg
(no abstract available)
Raya [No authors listed].
Duke Med Health News. 2010 Jun;16(6):1-2.
PMID: 20568337 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Effect of Ankle Taping on Mechanical Laxity in Chronic Ankle Instability
(abstract only)
Hubbard TJ, Cordova M.
Foot Ankle Int. 2010 Jun;31(6):499-504.
PMID: 20557815 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Developing a Standard of Care for Halo Vest and Pin Site Care Including Patient and Family Education: A Collaborative Approach Among Three Greater Toronto Area Teaching Hospitals
(abstract only)
Sarro A, Anthony T, Magtoto R, Mauceri J.
J Neurosci Nurs. 2010 Jun;42(3):169-73; quiz 174-5.
PMID: 20550077 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

PT or Cervical Collar for Cervical Radiculopathy?
(abstract only)
Dmytriv M, Rowland K, Gavagan T, Holub D.
J Fam Pract. 2010 May;59(5):269-72.
PMID: 20544046 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Kinematics in the Terminal Swing Phase of Unilateral Transfemoral Amputees: Microprocessor-Controlled Versus Swing-Phase Control Prosthetic Knees
(abstract only)
Mâaref K, Martinet N, Grumillier C, Ghannouchi S, André JM, Paysant J.
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 Jun;91(6):919-25.
PMID: 20510984 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Rehabilitation After Multilevel Surgery in Ambulant Spastic Children with Cerebral Palsy: Children and Parent Experiences
(abstract only)
Capjon H, Bjørk IT.
Dev Neurorehabil. 2010;13(3):182-91.
PMID: 20450468 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Comparison of Below-Knee Amputee Gait Performed Overground and on a Motorized Treadmill
(abstract only)
Button C, Moyle S, Davids K.
Adapt Phys Activ Q. 2010 Apr;27(2):96-112.
PMID: 20440022 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Simultaneous and Proportional Force Estimation for Multifunction Myoelectric Prostheses Using Mirrored Bilateral Training
(abstract only)
Nielsen JL, Holmgaard S, Jiang N, Englehart KB, Farina D, Parker PA.
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2010 Aug 19. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 20729161 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Neuromotor Control of the Lower Limb in Achilles Tendinopathy: Implications for Foot Orthotic Therapy
(abstract only)
Wyndow N, Cowan SM, Wrigley TV, Crossley KM.
Sports Med. 2010 Sep 1;40(9):715-27. doi: 10.2165/11535920-000000000-00000.
PMID: 20726619 [PubMed - in process]

What's New in Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
(no abstract available)
Hosalkar H, Pandya NK, Hsu JE, Kamath AF, Keenan MA.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Jul;92(8):1805-12.
PMID: 20660246 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Cutaneous Complications of Functional Bracing of the Humerus: A Case Report and Literature Review
(no abstract available)
Woon CY.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Jul;92(8):1786-9.
PMID: 20660243 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Robotic Assisted Treadmill Therapy in Children with Cerebral Palsy
(no abstract available)
Johannesson Borggräfe I, Meyer-Heim A, Heinen F.
MMW Fortschr Med. 2009 Oct;151 Suppl 3:123-6.
PMID: 20623939 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Midfoot Arthritis
(abstract only)
Patel A, Rao S, Nawoczenski D, Flemister AS, DiGiovanni B, Baumhauer JF.
J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2010 Jul;18(7):417-25.
PMID: 20595134 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Management of Osteoarthritis of the Knee in the Active Patient
(abstract only)
Feeley BT, Gallo RA, Sherman S, Williams RJ.
J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2010 Jul;18(7):406-16.
PMID: 20595133 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Influence of External Ankle Support on Lower Extremity Joint Mechanics During Drop Landings
(abstract only)
Cordova ML, Takahashi Y, Kress GM, Brucker JB, Finch AE.
J Sport Rehabil. 2010 May;19(2):136-48.
PMID: 20543215 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Age-Related Hyperkyphosis: Its Causes, Consequences, and Management
(abstract only)
Katzman WB, Wanek L, Shepherd JA, Sellmeyer DE.
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2010 Jun;40(6):352-60.
PMID: 20511692 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Conservative Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Foot and Ankle
(abstract only)
Anain JM Jr, Bojrab AR, Rhinehart FC.
Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2010 Apr;27(2):193-207.
PMID: 20470952 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

The i-LIMB Hand and the DMC Plus Hand Compared: A Case Report
(abstract only)
Otr OV, Reinders-Messelink HA, Bongers RM, Bouwsema H, Van Der Sluis CK.
Prosthet Orthot Int. 2010 Jun;34(2):216-20.
PMID: 20470060 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

The Effect of Stance Control Orthoses on Gait Characteristics and Energy Expenditure in Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthosis Users
(abstract only)
Davis PC, Bach TM, Pereira DM.
Prosthet Orthot Int. 2010 Jun;34(2):206-15.
PMID: 20470059 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Upper Limb Prosthetic Outcome Measures: Review and Content Comparison Based on International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
(abstract only)
Son Lindner HY, Nätterlund BS, Hermansson LM.
Prosthet Orthot Int. 2010 Jun;34(2):109-28.
PMID: 20470058 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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