Soft tissue thickness under the metatarsal heads is reduced in older people with toe deformities
from Journal of Orthopaedic Research (subscriber only)
The purpose of this study was to determine whether thickness of the plantar soft tissue under the metatarsal heads differed between older individuals with and without toe deformities. Non-weightbearing total ST and fat pad (FP) thickness at the heel, 1st metatarsal head (1MTH) and 5th metatarsal head (5MTH) were measured using ultrasound in 312 men and women aged over 60 years.
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