Examination of the relationship between foot-body posture and balance and gait in Duchenne muscular dystrophy


AYDIN YAĞCIOĞLU G., Yglmaz O., GÜRBÜZ İ., BULUT N., KARADUMAN A. A. , Ozkal O., ...More

IRISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11845-022-03178-5
  • Journal Name: IRISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Biotechnology Research Abstracts, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Keywords: Balance, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Gait, Posture, CHILDREN, BOYS, PATTERNS
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background Although the gait and balance disturbances of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) patients were evaluated by using different methods in literature, the impact of the foot and body posture on gait and balance has not been clearly described yet in DMD.