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Measurement of foot pressure distribution (FPD) is clinically useful for evaluation of foot and gait pathologies. The effects of healthy aging on FPD during walking are not well known. This study evaluated FPD during normal walking in healthy young and elderly subjects.

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We studied 9 young (30 5.2 years), and 6 elderly subjects (68.7 4.8 years). FPD was measured during normal walking speed using shoe insoles with 99 capacitive sensors. Measured parameters included gait phase characteristics, mean and maximum pressure and force, and relative load.

Elderly subjects had lower normalized maximum pressure for the medial and lateral calcaneal masks, and for all medial masks combined. In the medial calcaneus mask, the elderly group also had a lower absolute maximum and lower mean and normalized mean pressures and forces, compared to young subjects. Elderly subjects had lower maximum force and normalized maximum force and lower mean force and normalized mean forces in the medial masks as well.

FPD differences between the young and elderly groups were confined to the calcaneus and hallux regions and to the medial side of the foot. In elderly subjects, weight bearing on the lateral side of the foot during heel touch and toe-off phases may affect stability during walking.

Foot pressure distribution was highly significantly different between masks for the young and old groups for all variables (maximum and mean pressures p

In the anterior medial region (hallux and first metatarsal), the elderly group displayed reduced mean pressure (3.6 2.2 vs. 4.7 2.1 N/cm2, p = 0.03), reduced normalized mean pressure (0.5 0.03 vs. 0.7 0.3 % BW, p = 0.027). The relative load in the medial masks (11.0 8.8 vs.12.0 7.8%) and the lateral masks (11.2 6.8 vs.10.4 6.2%) were not different. The relative load over the medial and lateral arches was not different between groups. Elderly subjects lower medial pressure values compared to young subjects, indicates that older people had tendency for greater weight bearing on the lateral mask relative to young subjects. The arch height, has not been measured, however, the contact mid-foot area was not different between the groups.

Our study has shown that elderly people exert less pressure and force under the medial masks of the foot (medial calcaneus, hallux, anterior and posterior medial masks) during heel touch and toe-off phase. This implicates that elderly subjects preferentially bear weight on the lateral foot during normal walking. Lateralization of foot pressure suggested that medial weight bearing from heel-strike to toe-off is limited in older people compared to younger subjects. Well-distributed weight bearing and foot pressure compensate for the forces and heavy loads imposed on the foot during normal walking. Treadmill walking is different than normal walking due to an inability to change speed voluntarily and reduced stride variability. Although an artificial pace and walking environment are imposed by use of a treadmill, it was a tool used to maintain experimental control. Because foot pressure distribution is affected by walking speed and stride variability, [6] it was deemed necessary to control the speed using treadmill walking. In the posterior masks, the older subjects exerted lower maximum pressure and force on the calcaneus region when normalized for body weight, indicating that, along with the results above, maximum pressure at heel strike is also lower in old subjects than in young subjects. These findings may indicate that forces needed to stabilize the ankle during heel touch phase are reduced in older people. In the anterior masks, the elderly subjects also exerted lower normalized mean pressure and lower normalized mean force compared to young subjects. These findings, supported by results in the hallux mask, support the notion that old subjects have lesser ability to push-off in anticipation of the swing phase.

Walking may present a challenge to elderly people, and several age-related gait changes have been identified [2, 3]. Morag et al. 1997[3] found that age correlated with heel pad stiffness, but to a lesser degree with walking speed, soft tissue characteristics, and height of the medial longitudinal arch. Our study did not confirm an age-related arch-flattening phenomenon to the extent of altered FPD, as forces in the medial arch area were not different between groups. Normal walking speed, stride intervals, timing within the gait cycle and the relative load in the arch area were similar between young and old subjects. These findings rebuke the notion that age-related decline in pressure is due to flattening of the longitudinal arch or that the stride length would be the primary factor underlying the reduced pressure and forces at heel strike. Anatomical foot structure, including soft tissue thickness and arch height, account for 35% of plantar pressure differences during gait [6]. Pressure values under the heel and midfoot are predominantly affected by weight bearing at the heel strike and midstance, whereas pressures in the anterior regions are determined to a greater extent by flexibility, muscle strength, and muscle recruitment [5]. Therefore, age-related soft tissue and bony structure degradation may reduce the capability of the plantar foot to deflect load [15]. FPD pattern in older people was similar to the pattern of experimentally reduced plantar sensation by cooling, emphasizing that decline in proprioception with aging may contribute to these results [11]. Older runners exhibited significantly more knee flexion at heel strike, but the range of motion and peak maximal vertical forces were reduced. The ground impact force and the initial rate of loading at heel strike were greater, indicating loss of shock absorbing capacity in older people [8].

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