TITLE

Posture Analysis of Various Types of Crutch Gait of Healthy Volunteers

AUTHOR(S)
JEONG-UK LEE; JU-HYUN KIM; LIM-KYU LEE; MEE-YOUNG KIM; SEUNG-MIN YANG; TAE-HYUN LEE; JUNGHWAN KIM
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Journal of Physical Therapy Science;Apr2013, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p453
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study that examines body posture of the non-crutch gait and types of crutch gait of healthy volunteers. It discusses methodologies and materials used in the study including the Bonferroni test, X-ray imaging, and the Gait and Posture Assesment tool for investigating alignment of the body. It concludes that the use of crutches helps in lowering the weight imposed on the hip joint and reducing pain in the hip joint or the inguinal area.
ACCESSION #
90411050

 

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