Mechanisms which Instinctively Reduce Stress in the Knee

  • Paul G. J. Maquet

Abstract

Pain in a lower limb usually provokes a symptomatic change in gait. This becomes asymmetrical by displacing the trunk toward the diseased limb during its stance phase. The patient limps.

Keywords

Osteoarthritis Shoe 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin-Heidelberg 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul G. J. Maquet
    • 1
  1. 1.AywailleBelgium

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