Foot & 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.

Current studies

Shoe stIffening Inserts for first MetatarsoPhaLangEal joint osteoarthritis

FOot OrThoses for PAtellofemoral osteoarTHritis

Completed studies

TReatments of Exercise AnD Orthotic devices for plantar heel paiN

Australian Navy Cerberus Orthotic Research trial

REducing Falls with ORthoses and Multifaceted podiatry