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Changes in walking mechanics associated with wearing an intertrochanteric support belt.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2045729     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study assesses changes in the mechanics of walking for sacroiliac joint patients when: a) wearing an intertrochanteric support belt, b) wearing an intertrochanteric support belt in a placebo position and c) not wearing a support belt at all. The mechanics of walking were assessed by measuring the ground reaction forces during the support phase of gait using a force-platform. The results obtained did not show clear differences between the walking patterns of three experimental situations; however, some tendencies were observed which led to the speculation that the intertrochanteric support belt may restrict motion in the sacroiliac joint.
P J Conway; W Herzog
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0161-4754     ISO Abbreviation:  J Manipulative Physiol Ther     Publication Date:    1991 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-07-16     Completed Date:  1991-07-16     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7807107     Medline TA:  J Manipulative Physiol Ther     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  185-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Chiropractic / instrumentation*
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Gait / physiology*
Orthotic Devices / standards*
Range of Motion, Articular
Sacroiliac Joint / physiology*

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