Reliability of Image-Free Navigation to Monitor Lower-Limb Alignment
- Abstracts of recent literature. J.E.E. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Spring91, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p100
Presents an abstract of an article entitled `The Role of the Contralateral Limb in Below-Knee Amputee Gait,' by G.R.B. Hurley, R. McKenney, et al, reprinted from the 1990 issue of `Prosthetics and Orthotics International.'
- Proximal Tibial Varus Osteotomy. Marti, Rene K.; Verhagen, Ronald A.W.; Kerkhoffs, Gino M.M.J.; Moojen, Thybout M. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2001, Vol. 83-A Issue 2, p164
Background: Although high tibial osteotomy has been proved effective for the treatment of painful osteoarthritis of the medial compartment of the knee, the role of proximal tibial varus osteotomy for the treatment of painful osteoarthritis of the lateral compartment still remains controversial....
- Lower Extremity Function and Subsequent Disability: Consistency Across Studies, Predictive Models, and Value of Gait Speed Alone Compared With the Short Physical Performance Battery. Guralnik, Jack M.; Ostir, Luigi V . // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Apr2000, Vol. 55A Issue 4, pM221
Presents a study which assessed whether a simple measure of gait speed has the same predictive value for disability as the full performance battery used in the other Established Populations for the Epidemiologic Study of the Elderly studies. Methodology; Results; Discussion.
- Development of a custom transducer for the measurement of crutch ground-reaction forces. Liggins, Adrian B.; Mondoux, Julie A.; Heron, Candice D.; Schile, Denis; Lou, Edmond; Mueller, Reto // Journal of Vibroengineering;Apr-Jun2006, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p25
In a clinical setting, Instrumented Gait Analysis can be used to collect quantitative data for treatment decisionmaking, outcomes assessment and tracking changes in walking patterns over time. While many patients undergoing this type of assessment use crutches as an aid to ambulation, the loads...
- Gait parameters following stroke: A practical assessment. von Schroeder, Herbert P.; Coutts, Richard D.; Lyden, Patrick D.; Billings Jr., Edmund; Nickel, Vernon L. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Feb95, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p25
Assesses gait parameters following stroke. Use of foot-switch gait analyzer; Use of controls and double limb support; Cause of abnormal gait.
- MUSCLE ACTIVITY DURING RUNNING SCALES NON-UNIFORMLY ACROSS PHASES OF THE GAIT CYCLE. Silder, Amy; Thelen, Darryl // Conference Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Soc;2010, p144
The article discusses a study of the effect of discrete phases of the gait cycle on lower extremity muscle activity. The study involved 14 runners whose electromyographic (EMG) signals were measured on the right limb from the rectus femoris (RF) and vastus lateralis (VL), among others. There was...
- Multimodality Neurophysiological Monitoring during Tibial/Fibular Osteotomies for Preventing Peripheral Nerve Injuries. Jahangiri, Faisal R. // Neurodiagnostic Journal;Jun2013, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p153
Previously, intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring was not used routinely during tibial osteotomies. In an attempt to improve the post-operative outcomes and reduce known neurologic complications, we used discrete multimodality recording and stimulation models to identify areas of motor...
- Do Patients With Bone Bridge Amputations Have Improved Gait Compared With Patients With Traditional Amputations? Kingsbury, Trevor; Thesing, Nancy; Collins, John; Carney, Joseph; Wyatt, Marilynn // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Oct2014, Vol. 472 Issue 10, p3036
Background : Two surgical techniques for performing a transtibial amputation include a traditional approach and a bone bridge approach. To date, there is no conclusive evidence of superiority of either technique in terms of temporal-spatial, kinetic, and mechanical work parameters....
- THE EFFECTS OF AN UNEXPECTED STANCE FOOT INVERSION PERTURBATION AND NEUROMUSCULAR LOOP DELAY ON NEXT STEP WIDTH IN HEALTHY ADULTS. Kim, Hogene; DeMott, Trina; Strauss, Rachel; Richardson, James K.; Ashton-Miller, James A. // Conference Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Soc;2010, p146
The article discusses a study of the effects of an unexpected medial underfoot perturbation of the right stance foot and neuromuscular loop delay on post-perturbation step width. The study involved six healthy active older individuals who performed 15 gait trials. Results show that the first...