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Immediate Effect of gait plate insole on gait angle of Intoeing children
Sahar Ganjehie1, Hassan Saeedi 2, Behshid Farahmand3
1- Master Student of Orthotics and prosthetics, Department of orthotics and prosthetics, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences
2- Assistant Professor at Department of Orthotics and Prosthetics, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences , hassan_saeedi@yahoo.co.uk
3- Phd Student of Orthotics and Prosthetics, Coach at Department of Orthotics and Prosthetics, Department of Orthotics and Prosthetics School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences
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Background and Aim: One of the most common complaints of gait disorders in children is intoeing gait. The aim of this study was to investigate the immediate effect of gait plate insole on gait angle of intoed children.

  

Materials and Methods: Angle of gait was measured in 17 children aged 4 to 10 years with intoeing gait in 3 modalities: barefoot, ordinary shoes and gait plate insole with ordinary shoes for 3 times consecutively with Rs scan pressure platform.

 

Results: Gait plate insole with ordinary shoes as well as ordinary shoes alone caused a significant increase (p<0.05) in angle of gait in intoed children. As gait plate insole with ordinary shoes and ordinary shoes increase angle of gait 11.16 and 3.85 degrees respectively versus barefoot.

 

Conclusion: Use of gait plate insole in association with ordinary shoes can improve gait appearance in children with intoeing gait.

 

Keywords: Intoeing gait, Gait plate insole, Angle of gait, Gait angle

Keywords: Intoeing gait, Gait plate insole, Angle of gait, Gait angle
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/06/23 | Accepted: 2015/06/23 | Published: 2015/06/23
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Ganjehie S, Saeedi H, Farahmand B. Immediate Effect of gait plate insole on gait angle of Intoeing children. mrj. 2015; 9 (3) :36-43
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