What is it about?

investigating the validity and diagnostic accuracy of the CA using radiographic findings as a criterion standard measure to determine flexible flatfoot between ages 6 and 18 years

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Why is it important?

There is debate about the validity and diagnostic accuracy of the CA in evaluation of pediatric static foot posture, with some studies supporting its validity and others refuting it.


The study findings this will have a positive effect on improving evidence-based practice as it helps clinicians discriminate flatfoot easily and make the proper decision of intervention when needed.

Prof. Dr. Amr Almaz Abdel-aziem
Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University

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This page is a summary of: Validity and Diagnostic Accuracy of the Clarke’s Angle in Determining Pediatric Flexible Flatfoot Using Radiographic Findings as a Criterion Standard Measure: A Cross-sectional Study, Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, January 2022, American Podiatric Medical Association,
DOI: 10.7547/20-133.
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