W. Reb,et.al reviewed
6879 patients suffering from the inflammation of the tendon of tibialis
posterior,Planter fasciitis and sometimes both.The ratio of tibialis anterior
tendinitis was 1 in 11 patients of planter fasciitis.they then compared the
patients age, gender and their index of Body mass.By comparing them they found
out that there were no statistical difference in the patients with difference
diagnosis but females were effected in large numbers.they concluded that the
data they have collected, supports the connectivity between the Foot
pathologies and the obesity.•Steffen Mueller et. Al took a
sample size of 10382 childrens from which 7575 were distributed into three
groups of normal weight,overweight and obese groups according to the germen
reference system. they collected the data about contact area,arch index,peak
pressure and force time integral for the fore foot,mid foot and hind foot.
•Their results showed
higher contact area for the foot,arch index of the foot,peak pressure and force
time integral in overweight and obese childrens.
Al took a sample size of 59 patients from which 38 were suffering from
unilateraplanterfasciitis and 21 controls participated in the study. They
assessed the thickening and vascularization of the planter fascia by ultrasound
imaging. They measured the pain and dysfunction
the VAS pain scale of Chinese version.They concluded that the
Individuals who suffer from unilateral chronic
plantar fasciitis showed
notably better vascularity
and thickness of fascia on the
affected side as
compared to the side which is
•Catherine L Hill, et. Al selected 4060 people randomly by telephone in
their first phase of data collection but in their second phase they collected
data from3206 peoples.they were asked about foot pain,stiffness and also body mass
index was collected .17.4% of patients reported pain ,stiffness in their feet.
Obese females of 50 years reported hip,knee and foot pain.They concluded that 1
person from every group of 5 persons suffer from foot pain which os due to
age,pain in any body region and female sex.
•Krishnan V, Pawar S they took the adults from age 18 to
25 suffering from pain and obesity. They took data about their
weight,age,height and also measured abody mass index. They concluded that
Increase in BMI causes abnormal effects in normal functions of foot,increase foot
pain and compromise the normal quality of life.
C and Nester, CJ
took sample of
23 healthy weight, overweight and obese aged males.they
recorded the data of height, width of right foot.they interpreted that the feet
of normal weight patients are normal while the feet of obese persons are wider.