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İlkşan Demirbüken, Seher Özyürek, Salih Angın
BACKGROUND: Knee osteoarthritis has commonly been associated with a symptom of pain resulting in an inter-limb weight-bearing asymmetry during functional tasks. Patellar tendon strap is one of the non-pharmacologic interventions to alleviate knee pain. OBJECTIVES: To investigate the immediate effect of a patellar tendon strap on weight-bearing asymmetry during squatting in people with unilateral knee osteoarthritis. STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study...
December 2016: Prosthetics and Orthotics International
Ana Lucia L Lima, Priscila R Oliveira, Vladimir C Carvalho, Sergio Cimerman, Eduardo Savio
With the advances in surgical treatment, antibiotic therapy and the current resources for accurate diagnosis and differentiated approaches to each type of osteomyelitis, better results are being obtained in the treatment of this disease. After a careful literature review carried out by a multiprofessional team, some conclusions were made in order to guide medical approach to different types of osteomyelitis, aiming to obtain better clinical outcomes and reducing the social costs of this disease. Acute and chronic osteomyelitis are discussed, with presentation of the general epidemiological concepts and the commonly used classification systems...
September 2014: Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
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