Foot and ankle research

The foot and ankle research program within the Centre is led by Prof Hylton B Menz and A/Prof Karl Landorf and focuses on the epidemiology, biomechanics, diagnosis and treatment of common musculoskeletal disorders affecting the foot and ankle. We are currently undertaking several randomised trials effectiveness of treatments for osteoarthritis, plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendinopathy.


Shoe stIffening inserts for first MetatarsoPhaLangEal joint osteoarthritis
TReatments of Exercise AnD Orthotic devices for plantar heel paiN
SterOid injectiOns vs fooT ortHosEs – Heel Pain Trial











Australian Navy Cerberus Orthotic Research Trial
Australian Navy Cerberus Orthotic Research Trial
REducing Falls with ORthoses and a Multifaceted podiatry 

La Trobe Heel Pain Imaging Study