Foot and Nail Articles

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Anatomy and Physiology

Baran, R., Dawber, R. P. R. , Haneke, E., Tosti, A., Bristow, I. (2003). A text atlas of nail disorders: Techniques in investigation and diagnosis (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Dunitz & Taylor Francis Group. Retrieved from http://www.rusmedserv.com/mycology/html/Atlas_of_Nail_Disorders.pdf​

Farris, D. J., Kelly, L. A., Cresswell, A. G., & Lichtwark, G. A. (2019). The functional importance of human foot muscles for bipedal locomotion. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116(5), 1645–1650. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6358692/

O'Rahilly, R. (2008). Basic Human Anatomy - O'Rahilly, Müller, Carpenter & Swenson. Retrieved from https://www.dartmouth.edu/~humananatomy/part_3/chapter_17.html

Raj, M. A., DeCastro A., & Kiel J. (2019.). Pes Planus. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK430802/

Client Education

Kaya, Z., & Karaca, A. (2018). Evaluation of Nurses' Knowledge Levels of Diabetic Foot Care Management. Nursing Research and Practice, 2018, 8549567. doi:10.1155/2018/8549567. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6051007/

Miikkola, M., Lantta, T., Suhonen, R., & Stolt, M. (2019). Challenges of foot self-care in older people: A qualitative focus-group study. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 12, 5. doi:10.1186/s13047-019-0315-4. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6339366/

Nather, A., Cao, S., Chen, J., & Low, A. Y. (2018). Prevention of diabetic foot complications. Singapore Medical Journal, 59(6), 291–294. doi:10.11622/smedj.2018069. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6024219/

Omote, S., Watanabe, A., Hiramatsu, T., Saito, E., Yokogawa, M., Okamoto, R., … Tsukasaki, K. (2017). A foot-care program to facilitate self-care by the elderly: a non-randomized intervention study. BMC research notes, 10(1), 586. doi:10.1186/s13104-017-2898-9. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5679143/

van Netten, J. J., Lazzarini, P. A., Armstrong, D. G., Bus, S. A., Fitridge, R., Harding, K., … Wraight, P. R. (2018). Diabetic Foot Australia guideline on footwear for people with diabetes. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 11, 2. doi:10.1186/s13047-017-0244-z. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5769299/

Balance and Falls

Awale, A., Hagedorn, T. J., Dufour, A. B., Menz, H. B., Casey, V. A., & Hannan, M. T. (2017). Foot Function, Foot Pain, and Falls in Older Adults: The Framingham Foot Study. Gerontology, 63(4), 318–324. doi:10.1159/000475710. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5501294/

Bruijn, S. M., & van Dieën, J. H. (2018). Control of human gait stability through foot placement. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, 15(143), 20170816. doi:10.1098/rsif.2017.0816. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6030625/

Curved Nails (Parrot Beak and Pincer)

Chen, S. X., & Cohen, P. R. (2018). Parrot Beak Nails Revisited: Case Series and Comprehensive Review. Dermatology and Therapy, 8(1), 147–155. doi:10.1007/s13555-017-0217-y. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5825322/

Sano, H., & Ogawa, R. (2014). Clinical Evidence for the Relationship between Nail Configuration and Mechanical Forces. Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open, 2(3), e115. https://doi.org/10.1097/GOX.0000000000000057. Retrieved from     https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4174141/

 

Sano, H., & Ogawa, R. (2015). A novel nonsurgical treatment for pincer nail that involves mechanical force control. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open, 3(2), e311. doi:10.1097/GOX.0000000000000220. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4350317/

Sano, H., Shionoya, K., & Ogawa, R. (2015). Foot loading is different in people with and without pincer nails: A case control study. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 8, 43. doi:10.1186/s13047-015-0100-y. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4543456/

Exercises

Gooding, T. M., Feger, M. A., Hart, J. M., & Hertel, J. (2016). Intrinsic Foot Muscle Activation During Specific Exercises: A T2 Time Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study. Journal of athletic training, 51(8), 644–650. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5094843/

Lee, E., Cho, J., & Lee, S. (2019). Short-Foot Exercise Promotes Quantitative Somatosensory Function in Ankle Instability: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research, 25, 618–626. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6350454/

Neuropathy Testing

Abraham, A., Alabdali, M., Alsulaiman, A., Albulaihe, H., Breiner, A., Katzberg, H. D., Aljaafari, D., Lovblom, L. E., & Bril, V. (2017). The sensitivity and specificity of the neurological examination in polyneuropathy patients with clinical and electrophysiological correlations. PloS one, 12(3), e0171597. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0171597

Boulton, A. J., Vinik, A. I., Arezzo, J. C., Bril, V., Feldman, E. L., Freeman, R., Malik, R. A., Maser, R. E., Sosenko, J. M., & Ziegler, D. (2005). Diabetic neuropathies: a statement by the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Care, 28(4):956–962. https://doi.org/10.2337/diacare.28.4.956

Dros, J., Wewerinke, A., Bindels, P. J., & van Weert, H. C. (2009). Accuracy of monofilament testing to diagnose peripheral neuropathy: a systematic review. Annals of family medicine, 7(6), 555–558. https://doi.org/10.1370/afm.1016

Meijer, J. W., Smit, A. J., Lefrandt, J. D., van der Hoeven, J. H., Hoogenberg, K., & Links, T. P. (2005). Back to basics in diagnosing diabetic polyneuropathy with the tuning fork! Diabetes Care, 28(9):2201–2205. https://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/28/9/2201.long

Pop-Busui, R., Boulton, A. J. M., Feldman, E. L., Bril, V., Freeman, R., Malik, R. A., Sosenko, J. M., & Ziegler, D. (2017). Diabetic Neuropathy: A Position Statement by the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Care 2017 Jan; 40(1): 136-154. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc16-2042

Onychogryphosis

Ko, D., & Lipner, S. R. (2018). Onychogryphosis: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Skin Appendage Disorders, 4(4), 326–330. doi:10.1159/000485854. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6219229/

Mc Dermott, R., &, Kidney, R. (2012). Celtic Tiger: A case of onychogryphosis. International Journal of Case Reports and Images, 3(1), 27­29. doi:10.5348/ijcri­2012­01­86­CI­8. Retrieved from https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/28bc/b91a315ec10cb9dedaf55acd4aa919e516a7.pdf

Onychomycosis

McAuley, W. J., Jones, S. A., Traynor, M. J., Guesné, S., Murdan, S., & Brown, M. B. (2016). An investigation of how fungal infection influences drug penetration through onychomycosis patient's nail plates. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 102, 178–184. doi:10.1016/j.ejpb.2016.03.008. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4827374/

Piraccini, B. M., & Alessandrini, A. (2015). Onychomycosis: A Review. Journal of Fungi (Basel, Switzerland), 1(1), 30–43. doi:10.3390/jof1010030. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5770011/

Skin Care

Ali, S. M., & Yosipov, G. (2013). Skin pH: From Basic Science to Basic Skin Care. Acta Derm Venereol, 93, 261–267.
Retrieved from https://www.medicaljournals.se/acta/content_files/files/pdf/93/3/3854.pdf

Ali, S. M., & Yosipov, G. (2013). Skin pH: From Basic Science to Basic Skin Care. Supplementary Material. Acta Derm Venereol, 93, 261–267. Retrieved from https://www.medicaljournals.se/acta/content_files/additional_content/3854TableSI.pdf

Tarun, J., Susan, J., Suria, J., Susan, V. J., & Criton, S. (2014). Evaluation of pH of Bathing Soaps and Shampoos for Skin and Hair Care. Indian journal of dermatology, 59(5), 442–444. https://doi.org/10.4103/0019-5154.139861. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4171909/

Systemic Conditions

Singal, A., & Arora, R. (2015). Nail as a window of systemic diseases. Indian Dermatology Online Journal, 6(2), 67–74. doi:10.4103/2229-5178.153002. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4375768/

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