Effects of Corrective Taping on Balance and Gait in Patients With Hallux Valgus


Gur G., Ozkal Ö., Dilek B., AKSOY S., BEK N., Yakut Y.

FOOT & ANKLE INTERNATIONAL, vol.38, no.5, pp.532-540, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/1071100716683347
  • Journal Name: FOOT & ANKLE INTERNATIONAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.532-540
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: Taping is an effective temporary therapy for improving hallux valgus (HV) in adults. Although HV has been demonstrated to impair postural balance, there is a lack of information about how corrective taping affects balance and gait patterns in adults with HV deformity.