Loading on Normal Hip and Knee Joints and on Joint Replacements

  • J. P. Paul


Increasing use is being made of implanted joint replacements in the treatment of patients suffering from degenerative and other joint diseases. The success of these is naturally measured in most cases by the patient himself in his expressed satisfaction with the end result in respect of relief from pain and in restoration of function. The clinician also makes an assessment in terms of the degree of activity which the patient can routinely undertake and the degree of abnormality in the restored pattern of use.


Knee Flexion Joint Replacement Total Knee Replacement Heel Strike Joint Force 
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