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Lower extremity functional dynamics.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3395949     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An overview of the normal and abnormal functional equilibrium of the lower extremity has been presented. The biomechanical and pathomechanical implications of activity and inactivity on this system have been discussed. Special emphasis has been placed on the effects of musculoskeletal imbalances on foot function. Evaluation and management guidelines for the restoration and rehabilitation of lower extremity functional equilibrium have been outlined. Familiarization with these concepts and techniques will enable the astute practitioner to prevent disruptions of extremity functional equilibrium and allow the individual to lead a more healthy, active lifestyle.
Authors:
J C D'Amico
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in podiatric medicine and surgery     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0891-8422     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Podiatr Med Surg     Publication Date:  1988 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-09-08     Completed Date:  1988-09-08     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8604974     Medline TA:  Clin Podiatr Med Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  521-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Orthopedic Sciences, New York College of Podatric Medicine, New York.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Biomechanics
Homeostasis
Humans
Leg / physiology*,  physiopathology
Musculoskeletal Physiological Phenomena
Physical Education and Training
Rehabilitation
Stress, Mechanical

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