Are you using PRECISE measures? Orthopedics is about precision. Why do we wiggle a joint and subjectively draw a conclusion about its instability? We need to do better. Research has demonstrated digital inclinometers are a more accurate method of assessment (6° minimum significant difference) of knee range of motion than …
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With a variety of knee meniscal tests available, one needs to appreciate the options, the proper techniques, and the statistical implications to make evidence-based clinical decisions.
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When are Knee Radiographs Recommended? When evaluating injuries to the knee it is usually helpful to know something about the mechanism of injury, the environment, and the footwear. The timing/location of the pain and the timing/magnitude of the swelling can yield valuable information about the injury. We …
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Although the patellofemoral joint is not a true articulation, is serves a very important purpose. As the largest sesamoid bone in the body, it forms the least congruent joint in the body.
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