plantar shear Archives - Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

People with rheumatoid arthritis may experience increased mediolateral shear stresses on their feet than controls. This results in increased pain. That is the conclusion of another study on plantar shear forces conducted by Metin Yavuz of the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine and researchers from the Cleveland Clinic: “Plantar Shear Stress Distribution in Patients with […]

Dr. Metin Yavuz is one of the leading researchers on the biomechanical forces causing diabetic foot ulcers. He started his work at the Cleveland Clinic and has continued it at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Yavuz contributed a superb article to the May, 2010 issue of Lower Extremity Review entitled: Plantar Shear: Casting […]