El pie equino adquirido en el adulto con encamamiento prolongado

  • Tortosa Sirvent E
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Abstract

A bibliographic revision is done in order to know current knowledge about acquired ankle equinus after a long time staying on bed. After revising 32 articles we got little evidence but I found that there are several treatments however, these are not very efficacious. Surgery seems to be the best, but not always. Other treatments are used: physiotherapy, casting and orthopedic elements; although there are very few reports about prevention. On conclusion, it is needed to make more qualified studies with a major leadership by nursery because its potential benefits to patients who have this deformity.

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Tortosa Sirvent, E. (2014). El pie equino adquirido en el adulto con encamamiento prolongado. Revista Internacional de Ciencias Podológicas, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.5209/rev_ricp.2014.v8.n1.43256

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