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accuracy of the digital goniometer in measuring the first metatarsophalangel joint angle

Paul D. Harradine

accuracy of the digital goniometer in measuring the first metatarsophalangel joint angle

by Paul D. Harradine

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Published by Nene College in Northampton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Dissertation(B.Sc.)-University of Leicester, April 1994.

StatementPaul D. Harradine.
ContributionsNene College. Northampton School of Podiatry.
The Physical Object
Pagination81p. ;
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20192538M

Jamar Plus+ Digital Goniometer, Professional Grade Digital Hand and Finger Range of Motion Tool for Accurate Angle Measuring, 8" out of 5 stars 2 $ $ This study assessed the reliability and validity of the goniometer when used to measure the first MTPJ in stance. Results revealed the goniometer (tractograph) to be a reliable and valid instrument when used to measure the first MTPJ in stance (r=; p , SEM=5) by .

HALO is the next generation Digital Goniometer for Joint Measurement. It is both an inclinometer and goniometer. Single hand functionality allows you to support a patient's limb while you measure or record results with your free hand. Results within +/- 1 degree of accuracy are displayed on the easy to read backlit screen in 5 seconds. The Baseline Absolute Axis Degree Goniometer provides convenient and accurate measurement results. Great for diagnosis and tracking the progress of therapy, the Goniometer is crafted from high quality materials to ensure long life and extended durability.

Metatarsophalangeal joint Extension. Supine or sitting, ankle & foot in 0 0 of dorsiflexion, plantar flexion, inversion, eversion. MTP in 0 0 abd & add. IP 0 0 in flex-ext: Stabilize metatarsal to prevent dorsiflexion of ankle & inversion or eversion of foot. Do not hold MTP of other toes in extreme flexion. A goniometer is an instrument that either measures an angle or allows an object to be rotated to a precise angular position. The term goniometry is derived from two Greek words, gōnia, meaning angle, and metron, meaning measure.. The first description of a goniometer, derived from the astrolabe, was apparently in , by Gemma Frisius.


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Accuracy of the digital goniometer in measuring the first metatarsophalangel joint angle by Paul D. Harradine Download PDF EPUB FB2

Visual estimation is the estimate of knee angle without any measuring devices, a short-arm goniometer is a goniometer of 30 cm length in total with a central articulation with measurements in degrees, a long-arm goniometer with 50 cm arms and central articulation and measurement, a smartphone app which measured an angle between two screen Cited by: 6.

Accurate Measurement of First Metatarsophalangeal Range of Motion in Patients with Hallux Rigidus The mean dorsiflexion of the first metatarsophalangeal joint improved significantly (p.

Accurate joint angular measurements are standard means by which hand therapists and hand surgeons document the progress of rehabilitation. Goniometric measurement is considered the reference standard and most accurate range of motion (ROM) measurement. 1 When using goniometric measurements to determine joint angles, intrarater measurements have been more reliable than Cited by: You now have a fully functional Goniometer.

One minor difference from the real thing that is important to note is that when the real goniometer is extended fully, it can be read as degrees (the true angle between the goniometer arms) or as 0 degrees (for instances when you want to measure how far the joint moves from a fully extended position).

Satisfactory dorsiflexion at the first metatarsophalangeal joint (1st MTPJ) is essential to facilitate forward progres-sion of the body during gait and to activate the windlass mechanism [1–3]. Measuring the angle of dorsiflexion available can also help identify the presence of path-ology, such as hallux limitus or hallux rigidus [4].

There-Cited by: The reliability of a smartphone goniometer application compared with a traditional goniometer for measuring first metatarsophalangeal joint Available via license: CC BY First app to combine Goniometer Readings with basic patient records Validated and Reliable Tool Based on Scientific Research [Gold Medal Winning App, details below] Salient Features: Highly accurate digital Goniometer to measure angles in large joints, small joints and also of spine -Readings can be recorded with separate profile for each patient to keep a good record to check the sequential.

I recommend stabilizing the 1st ray in plantarflexion to measure maximum range of 1st MTP dorsiflexion. The first photo demonstrates a good method for measuring 1st or 5th MTP joint dorsiflexion by placing the goniometer alongside the bones.

This technique cannot be used for the 2nd, 3rd, or 4th MTP joints. The second photo shows a technique. Satisfactory dorsiflexion at the first metatarsophalangeal joint (1st MTPJ) is essential to facilitate forward progression of the body during gait and to activate the windlass mechanism [1–3].

Measuring the angle of dorsiflexion available can also help identify the presence of. Hip joint range of motion (ROM) is a basic clinical parameter for diagnosing hip diseases, such as osteoarthritis [1, 2] or femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) [3, 4], and for monitoring the efficacy of a treatment [].Hip joint ROM is widely assessed using low-technology tools such as manual goniometers or inclinometers.

Equipped with a digital display that reads out to a tenth of a degree for the most reliable measurement. The convenient goniometers display numbers can be flipped so you don't have to read upside-down when measuring.

Easily measure and record from any angle necessary with the convenient features of the digital s: 2. Adequate sagittal plane motion of the first metatarsalphalangeal joint (1st MTPJ) is important during normal gait and goniometric measurement is commonly used as a diagnostic and outcome assessment tool.

We aimed to determine the intra and inter-rater reliability together with the concurrent validity of a universal plastic goniometer (UG) and a smartphone applicationlication (Dr G). The simple device is used to measure the range of motion in a joint.

The hinge is placed on the center of the joint. When the joint is flexed, the markings on the arms help to measure the full range of motion. A digital goniometer measures the functional range of motion with accuracy.

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John S, Waddington H, Warren K, Wong D () The reliability of a smartphone goniometer application compared with a traditional goniometer for measuring first metatarsophalangeal joint dorsiflexion. arm goniometer had a minimum significant different of 10°, smartphone app 12° and both visual estimation and short arm goniometry were found to be equally inaccurate (14° minimum significant difference).

Conclusion: The digital inclinometer was the most accurate method of knee angle measurement, followed by the long arm goniometer. Accurate within 1° Easy to read digital screen; One-click measurements; FDA and TGA approved; Take any measurement in less than 5 seconds; Make the switch from the manual goniometer to Halo for speed, accuracy and reliability.

Benefits: An all in one ROM measurements device tool approved by the FDA and TGA. The clear, snap-on rails of our digital medical goniometers ensure perfect alignment for accurate measurement of large extremities, or easily remove them for measurement of small joints.

The Commander Echo Console and Goniometer are ideal for portable, fast, and efficient measurement of extremities and digits. repeatability of the goniometer had previously been established [21]. A good correlation (r = ) between x-ray measurement and goniometric measurement has pre-viously been found [22].

Therange of dorsiflexion and plantarflexion of the MTP joint was also assessed using the digital goniometer (Figures 3 and 4).

The validity and reliability of DrGoniometer have only been established for measuring elbow flexion, 17 shoulder external rotation, 18 knee flexion, 15 tibial external rotation, 19 and extension of the first metatarsophalangeal joint.

11 These joints are all classified as either hinge joints or ball and socket joints. 1 Joints with more complex.

Furthermore, the assistant must read the universal goniometer instantly allowing for misreading of the universal goniometer measurement, while the onscreen joint measurement when using the application leaves the possibility to subsequent adjustment of the markers. Concurrent validity between devices demonstrated values ranging from good to.

Re: Measurement of Hallux Valgus Angle from Digital Images The hallux valgus angle of the margo medialis pedis as an alternative to the measurement of the metatarsophalangeal hallux valgus angle. Klein C, Kinz W, Zembsch A, Groll-Knapp E, Kundi M. BMC Musculoskelet Disord.

Apr 21;15(1)assessment of spine range of motion is the measuring tape or the inclinometer.[4] The goniometer can also be used for the evaluation of the range of motion of all the joint elements of the upper and lower extremities. Currently used tools: plastic goniometers, inclinometers, halo goniometer.