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Randomised trial of a multifaceted podiatry intervention for fall prevention

Project title: Randomised trial of a multifaceted podiatry intervention for fall prevention

Call to action: 09/77 Ankle and foot orthoses for older people with balance problems

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor David TorgersonORCID

Lead Author: Mrs Sarah CockayneORCID

Contractor: University of York

Cost: £1,212,678.91

Co-investigators: Associate Professor Hylton Menz, Dr Judith Watson, Mr Robin Hull, Mrs Sarah Cockayne, Ms Ling-Hsiang Chuang, Professor Anne-Maree Keenan, Professor Anthony Redmond, Professor Caroline McIntosh, Professor Catherine Hewitt, Professor Joy Adamson, Professor Sarah Lamb, Professor Wesley Vernon.

Started: December 2011 | Status: Published May 2017

ISRCTN: 68240461

A multifaceted podiatry intervention was not shown in this large trial to reduce the incidence of falls in older people, although it was safe and acceptable.

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