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Literature Update — May/June 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 May – June 2010.
Results were edited for clinical relevance.

The full text of this article is
available for free.

This is one of a relatively few studies comparing the differences in different types of orthotic interventions. This area of research may ultimately influence clinical decision making. This article describes a 91 subject study comparing laterally wedged leather and cork custom insoles to a valgus knee brace (MOS Genu; Bauerfeind ) in the treatment of medial knee osteoarthritis.

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

Osseocutaneous Integration of an Intraosseous Transcutaneous Amputation Prosthesis Implant Used for Reconstruction of a Transhumeral Amputee: Case Report.
(abstract only)
Kang NV, Pendegrass C, Marks L, Blunn G.
J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Jun 10. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 20541327 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Trinity Amputation and Prosthesis Experience Scales: A Psychometric Assessment Using Classical Test Theory and Rasch Analysis.
(abstract only)
Gallagher P, Franchignoni F, Giordano A, MacLachlan M.
Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 Jun;89(6):487-96.
PMID: 20489393 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

The Efficacy of Foot Orthoses in the Treatment of Individuals with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: A Systematic Review.
(abstract only)
Barton CJ, Munteanu SE, Menz HB, Crossley KM.
Sports Med. 2010 May 1;40(5):377-95. doi: 10.2165/11530780-000000000-00000. Review.
PMID: 20433211 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

'Distracting' Injuries Immobilization Study Presents Wake-Up Call.
(no abstract available)
Barton Heightman AJ.
JEMS. 2010 Apr;35(4):14-6.
PMID: 20399367 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Evolving Techniques in Foot and Ankle Amputation.
(abstract only)
Ng VY, Berlet GC.
J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2010 Apr;18(4):223-35. Review.
PMID: 20357231 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Risk Factors Associated with Failure of Treatment of Humeral Diaphyseal Fractures After Functional Bracing.
(abstract only)
Decomas A, Kaye J.
J La State Med Soc. 2010 Jan-Feb;162(1):33-5.
PMID: 20336955 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

The Effect on Neuromuscular Stability, Performance, Multi-Joint Coordination and Proprioception of Barefoot, Taping or Preventative Bracing.
(abstract only)
Decomas Ozer D, Senbursa G, Baltaci G, Hayran M.
JFoot (Edinb). 2009 Dec;19(4):205-10. Epub 2009 Sep 18.
PMID: 20307478 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

The Biomechanics and Clinical Efficacy of Footwear Adapted with Rocker Profiles-Evidence in the Literature.
(abstract only)
Hutchins S, Bowker P, Geary N, Richards J.
Foot (Edinb). 2009 Sep;19(3):165-70. Epub 2009 Feb 28.
PMID: 20307470 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Transitional Off-Loading: An Evidence-Based Approach to Pressure Redistribution in the Diabetic Foot.
(abstract only)
McGuire J.
Adv Skin Wound Care. 2010 Apr;23(4):175-88; quiz 189-90. Review.
PMID: 20299844 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Disability Legacy of the Haitian Earthquake.
(abstract only)
Iezzoni LI, Ronan LJ.
Ann Intern Med. 2010 Jun 15;152(12):812-4. Epub 2010 Mar 15.
PMID: 20231547 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Patient Factors in the Selection of Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment for Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction.
(abstract only)
O'Connor K, Baumhauer J, Houck JR.
Foot Ankle Int. 2010 Mar;31(3):197-202.
PMID: 20230697 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Bracing Treatment for Chronic Avulsion of the Iliac Crest Apophysis.
(no abstract available)
Tompkins M, Ehrlich M.
Clin J Sport Med. 2010 Mar;20(2):122-4.
PMID: 20215896 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Impairment Variables Predicting Activity Limitation in Individuals with Lower-Limb Amputation.
(abstract only)
Raya MA, Gailey RS, Fiebert IM, Roach KE.
Prosthet Orthot Int. 2010 Mar;34(1):73-84.
PMID: 20196689 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Effect of Mobility Devices on Orientation Sensors that Contain Magnetometers
(free full text)
Kendell C, Lemaire ED.
J Rehabil Res Dev. 2009;46(7):957-62.
PMID: 20104418 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Guest Editorial: Prosthetic and Orthotic Resources for Communicating in a Global Village
(free full text)
Lemaire ED, Highsmith MJ, Kaphingst W.
J Rehabil Res Dev. 2009;46(7):xiii-xxi.
PMID: 20104413 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Review of Rehabilitation and Orthopedic Conservative Approach to Sagittal Plane Diseases During Growth: Hyperkyphosis, Junctional Kyphosis, and Scheuermann Disease
(free full text)
Zaina F, Atanasio S, Ferraro C, Fusco C, Negrini A, Romano M, Negrini S.
Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2009 Dec;45(4):595-603.
PMID: 20032919 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Gait Analysis in a Patient with Severe Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease: A Case Study with a New Orthotic Device for Footdrop
(free full text)
Vinci P, Paoloni M, Ioppolo F, Gargiulo P, Santilli V.
Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2010 May 6. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 20445491 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Effects of Wrist-Extension Orthosis on Shoulder and Scapular Muscle Activities During Simulated Assembly Tasks
(free full text)
Yoo IG, Jung MY, Jeon HS, Lee J.
Ind Health. 2010;48(1):108-14.
PMID: 20160414 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

New Techniques Advance Foot Orthosis Design
(no abstract available)
Lidtke R, McMahon M, Armstrong G.
J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2010 Jan-Feb;100(1):66-8.
PMID: 20093546 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

A Systematic Review to Determine Best Practice Reporting Guidelines for AFO Interventions in Studies Involving Children with Cerebral Palsy
(free full text)
Ridgewell E, Dobson F, Bach T, Baker R.
Prosthet Orthot Int. 2010 Apr 13. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 20378481 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Comparison of Perceptions and Treatment Practices between Neurosurgeons and Plastic Surgeons for Infants with Deformational Plagiocephaly
(abstract)
Lee A, Van Pelt AE, Kane AA, Pilgram TK, Govier DP, Woo AS, Smyth MD.
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Apr;5(4):368-74.
PMID: 20367342 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

The Effect of 3 Foot Pads on Plantar Pressure of Pes Planus Foot Type
(abstract)
Nordsiden L, Van Lunen BL, Walker ML, Cortes N, Pasquale M, Onate JA.
J Sport Rehabil. 2010 Feb;19(1):71-85.
PMID: 20231746 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Motor Development Toward Ambulation in Preschool Children with Myelomeningocele-A Prospective Study
(abstract)
Bartonek A.
Pediatr Phys Ther. 2010 Spring;22(1):52-60.
PMID: 20142706 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Outcomes of a Standardized Surgical and Rehabilitation Program in Transtibial Amputation for Peripheral Vascular Disease: A Prospective Cohort Study
(abstract)
Johannesson A, Larsson GU, Ramstrand N, Lauge-Pedersen H, Wagner P, Atroshi I.
Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 Apr;89(4):293-303.
PMID: 20134308 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Weight Bearing on the Affected Lower Limb in Residents of a Geriatric Rehabilitation Hospital
(abstract)
Dickstein R, Yoeli Y, Holtzman S, Faust A, Markoviz E.
Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 Apr;89(4):287-92.
PMID: 20068439 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Orthoses in the Treatment of Neuromotor Diseases: Mechanism of Action of Novel Aids for Positioning, Sitting, Standing and Walking
(abstract)
Landauer F.
Orthopade. 2010 Jan;39(1):62-7. German.
PMID: 20066396 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Role of Bracing in the Management of Knee Osteoarthritis
(abstract)
Rannou F, Poiraudeau S, Beaudreuil J.
Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2010 Mar;22(2):218-22. Review.
PMID: 20035222 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Comparison of Trunk Stiffness Provided by Different Design Characteristics of Lumbosacral Orthoses
(abstract)
Cholewicki J, Lee AS, Peter Reeves N, Morrisette DC.
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2010 Feb;25(2):110-4. Epub 2009 Dec 9.
PMID: 20004503 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Low Back Pain Sufferers: Is Standing Postural Balance Facilitated by a Lordotic Lumbar Brace?
(free full text)
Munoz F, Salmochi JF, Faouën P, Rougier P.
Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2010 May 6. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 20452305 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Examining the Effect of the Flextend Orthotic Device on Grip Strength: A Pilot Study
(abstract)
James DM, Branson BG, Simmer-Beck M, Bray KK.
Work. 2010 Jan 1;35(4):487-94.
PMID: 20211798 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD) Followed by a Randomized Trial of Corset Treatment for Obesity in Primary Care
(free full text)
Wikstrand I, Torgerson J, Boström KB.
Scand J Prim Health Care. 2010 Jun;28(2):89-94.

Do Ankle Orthoses Improve Ankle Proprioceptive Thresholds or Unipedal Balance in Older Persons with Peripheral Neuropathy?
(abstract)
Son J, Ashton-Miller JA, Richardson JK.
Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 May;89(5):369-75.

Custom vs. Prefabricated Orthoses for Foot Pain
(abstract)
Kripke C.
Am Fam Physician. 2009 May 1;79(9):758-9.
PMID: 20407302 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

The Effects of Functional Knee Bracing After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
(abstract)
Dubljanin-Raspopovic E, Bumbasirevic M, Devecerski G, Matanovic D.
Med Pregl. 2009 Sep-Oct;62(9-10):483-7. Serbian.
PMID: 20391747 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Cost-Effectiveness of Microprocessor-Controlled Prosthetic Knees
(no abstract available)
Dillon M, Ratcliffe J.
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 Apr;91(4):663; author reply 664.
PMID: 20382304 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Orthoses Alter in Vivo Segmental Foot Kinematics During Walking in Patients with Midfoot Arthritis
(abstract)
Rao S, Baumhauer JF, Tome J, Nawoczenski DA.
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 Apr;91(4):608-14.

Ambulation of People with Lower-Limb Amputations: Relationship Between Capacity and Performance Measures
(abstract)
Parker K, Kirby RL, Adderson J, Thompson K.
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 Apr;91(4):543-9.

The Effectiveness of "Siriraj Leg Lock" Brace on Back Pain after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: PCI
(abstract)
Pornratanarangsi S, Boonlert S, Duangprateep A, Wiratpintu P, Waree W, Tresukosol D, Panchavinnin P.
J Med Assoc Thai. 2010 Jan;93 Suppl 1:S35-42.
PMID: 20364555 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Recent Advances in Lower Extremity Amputations and Prosthetics for the Combat Injured Patient
(abstract)
Fergason J, Keeling JJ, Bluman EM.
Foot Ankle Clin. 2010 Mar;15(1):151-74. Review.
PMID: 20189122 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Angular Deformity in Pediatric Transtibial Amputation Stumps
(abstract)
Ranade A, McCarthy JJ, Davidson RS.
J Pediatr Orthop. 2009 Oct-Nov;29(7):726-9.
PMID: 20104153 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Bilaterally Dislocated Hips Treated with the Pavlik Harness are Not at a Higher Risk for Failure (abstract)
Smirnova Borowski A, Thawrani D, Grissom L, Littleton AG, Thacker MM.
J Pediatr Orthop. 2009 Oct-Nov;29(7):661-5.

Effects of Foot Orthoses on Gait Patterns of Flat Feet Patients
(abstract)
Chen YC, Lou SZ, Huang CY, Su FC.
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2010 Mar;25(3):265-70. Epub 2009 Dec 16.
PMID: 20015581 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Continual Use of Augmented Low-Dye Taping Increases Arch Height in Standing but Does Not Influence Neuromotor Control of Gait
(abstract)
Franettovich M, Chapman A, Blanch P, Vicenzino B.
Gait Posture. 2010 Feb;31(2):247-50. Epub 2009 Nov 26.

The Effect of Gait Velocity on Calcaneal Balance at Heel Strike; Implications for Orthotic Prescription in Injury Prevention
(abstract)
Shanthikumar S, Low Z, Falvey E, McCrory P, Franklyn-Miller A.
Gait Posture. 2010 Jan;31(1):9-12. Epub 2009 Oct 31.
PMID: 19880320 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


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