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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
Contractor: University of York
Co-investigators: Associate Professor Hylton Menz, Mr Robin Hull, Mrs Sarah Cockayne, Ms Judith Watson, 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
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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