• ChristopherW. Reb,et.al reviewed 6879 patients suffering from the inflammation of thetendon of tibialis posterior,Planter fasciitis and sometimes both.The ratio oftibialis anterior tendinitis was 1 in 11 patients of planter fasciitis.theythen compared the patients age, gender and their index of Body mass.
Bycomparing them they found out that there were no statistical difference in thepatients with difference diagnosis but females were effected in largenumbers.they concluded that the data they have collected, supports theconnectivity between the Foot pathologies and the obesity.• SteffenMueller et.
Al took a sample size of 10382 childrens from which 7575 weredistributed into three groups of normal weight,overweight and obese groupsaccording to the germen reference system. they collected the data about contactarea,arch index,peak pressure and force time integral for the fore foot,midfoot and hind foot.• Theirresults showed higher contact area for the foot,arch index of the foot,peakpressure and force time integral in overweight and obese childrens. • HONGYINGCHEN et.
Al took a sample size of 59 patients in which 38 were suffering fromunilateral planter fasciitis and 21 participated in the study. They assessedthe thickening and vascularization of the planter fascia by ultrasound imaging.They measured the pain and dysfunction of foot using the VAS pain scale of Chinese version.They concludedthat the Individuals who suffer fromunilateral chronic plantar fasciitis showed notably better vascularity andthickness of fascia on the affected side as compared to the side which isuneffected. • CatherineL Hill, et. Al selected 4060 peoplerandomly by telephone in their first phase of data collection but in theirsecond phase they collected data from3206 peoples.
they were asked about footpain,stiffness and also body mass index was collected .17.4% of patientsreported pain ,stiffness in their feet. Obese females of 50 years reportedhip,knee and foot pain.
They concluded that 1 person from every group of 5persons suffer from foot pain which os due to age,pain in any body region andfemale sex. • KrishnanV, Pawar S they took the adults from age 18 to 25 suffering from pain andobesity. They took data about their weight,age,height and also measured abodymass index. They concluded that Increase in BMI causes abnormal effects innormal functions of foot,increase foot pain and compromise the normal qualityof life. • Price,C and Nester, CJ took sample of 23 healthy weight, overweight and obese agedmales.they recorded the data of height, width of right foot.
they interpretedthat the feet of normal weight patients are normal while the feet of obesepersons are wider.