Critical review: The assessment and conservative treatment of hallux valgus deformity in healthy adults

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Ferrari, J. 2006. Critical review: The assessment and conservative treatment of hallux valgus deformity in healthy adults. British Journal of Podiatry. 9 (4), pp. 104-108.
AuthorsFerrari, J.
Abstract

This article considers the assessment and conservative treatment of hallux valgus and aims to provide guidelines for monitoring the condition when treatment is initiated. Methods of assessing and monitoring the condition are put forward, highlighting the need to consider factors that have led the patient to present for treatment and stressing the need for the clinician to use validated, repeatable outcome measurements when possible.
There is paucity of good quality studies on conservative treatments for hallux valgus deformity. The outcomes from prospective clinical trials are described.

JournalBritish Journal of Podiatry
Journal citation9 (4), pp. 104-108
ISSN1460-7328
Year2006
PublisherThe Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists
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PrintNov 2006
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Deposited22 Jan 2018
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