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Effect of Foot Structure and Foot and Body Posture on Gait and Balance in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

key information

study id #: NCT04353167

condition: Foot Posture; Balance; Gait Disorders, Neurologic; Body Posture

status: recruiting


Foot and body postures of patients with DMD will be evaluated. Foot structure characteristics such as foot length, metatarsal width, calcaneal valgus angle will be calculated for the foot posture. Also, the Foot Posture Index (FPI-6) scale will be used. The body posture will be evaluated with the New York Posture Scale. Many gait fcharacteristics such as step length, cadence, support surface of the patients will be determined with GaitRite instrumented walkway. Patients’ balance assessment will be evaluated with Bertec Balance Advantage. The statistical analysis method will determine the relationship between foot and body posture and gait and balance.

intervention: Observational evaluation

mechanism of action: No pharmaceutical intervention

results: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/results/NCT04353167

last updated: August 14, 2020