Co-Morbidity or Cause of Disease: Foot Deformity and Lower Back Pain

Louis F. Leung, Meng-Chia Chen, Chih-Chung Liu, Tzong-Jeng Wu, Chung-Hau Juan, Hsiao-Lun Sun

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Hallux valgus is a common disorder of 1st metatarsophalangeal joint which not only the deformity but still combine with faulty biomechanics of foot. For the foot which is the fundamental part of whole trunk, so its faulty biomechanics will interfere to the whole part of our body. Low back pain is another common problems in the usually, they have a lots of cause of impression, beside the neurogenic they have majority arise from muscular and ligament system, finally from faulty biomechanics. For both of hallux valgus and low back pain they have a common problem is faulty biomechanics, and the faulty biomechanics most from the toe to the head. So once we correct the faulty biomechanics from hallux valgus, the low back pain can be improve and even cure. Whatever what we apply, conservative treatment with appropriate shoe gear, orthotics or any kind of surgical procedure if they under the indications.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-65
Number of pages7
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • 生物力學失衡
  • 下背痛
  • 矯正
  • faulty biomechanics
  • low back pain
  • orthotics


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