Sole Pressure Sore in Diagnostics of Functional Foot Types

Authors: I. Vařeka 1,2;  R. Vařeková 3
Authors‘ workplace: Rehabilitační klinika FNHK a UK – LF v Hradci Králové, přednostka doc. MUDr. E. Vaňásková, Ph. D. 1;  Katedra fyzioterapie, FTK UP v Olomouci, vedoucí katedry prof. MUDr. J. Opavský, CSc. 2;  Katedra přírodních věd v kinatropologii, FTK UP v Olomouci, vedoucí katedry prof. RNDr. M. Janura, Dr. 3
Published in: Rehabil. fyz. Lék., 22, 2015, No. 1, pp. 6-9.
Category: Original Papers


Classical clinical determination of the foot functional types according to Root requires experience and may be therefore difficult for the beginner. For a simplified diagnostics it is possible to use a typical localization of the sole pressure sore, developing under osseous structures in places of the highest load in the course of the support phase of the pace cycle and their distribution is therefore very typical for individual functional (sub)types.

sole pressure sore, functional foot type, pace cycle, calcaneus


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