Knee varus–valgus motion during gait – a measure of joint stability in patients with osteoarthritis?

Martin Van Der Esch, Martijn Steultjens, Jaap Harlaar, Nienke Wolterbeek, Dirk Knol, Joost Dekker

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the validity of varus–valgus motion as a measure of knee joint stability by establishing the relationship of varus–valgus motion with muscle strength, joint proprioception, joint laxity and skeletal alignment in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)471-477
Number of pages7
JournalAnnals of Rheumatic Diseases : the EULAR journal
Volume67
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2008

Keywords

  • muscle strength
  • podiatry
  • knee osteoarthritis
  • gait analysis

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