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Fat mass, but not fat-free mass, predicts increased foot pain with obesity, independent of bariatric surgery
Background Foot pain is a common manifestation of obesity. Objective To determine if bariatric surgery is associated with a reduction in foot pain and if body mass index (BMI) or body composition predict a change ...
The association between body fat and musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis
(BioMed Central, 2018-07-18)
Background Obesity and musculoskeletal pain are strongly related, but there is emerging evidence that body fat, not body weight, may be a better indicator of risk. There is, therefore, a need to determine ...
Changes in foot pain, structure and function following bariatric surgery
(BioMed Central, 2018-06-28)
Background Bariatric surgery candidates have a high prevalence of foot pain, depression and elevated plantar pressures. There is, however, limited research into how these factors interact pre- and post-surgery. ...
Increase in body weight over a two-year period is associated with an increase in midfoot pressure and foot pain
(BioMed Central, 2017-07-25)
Background There is a well-recognised relationship between body weight, plantar pressures and foot pain, but the temporal association between these factors is unknown. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationships ...