• bone
  • However, the critical load bearing rings are the top and bottom rings which transfer the force from the healthy bone down to the healthy bone, bypassing the fracture site. (wikipedia.org)
  • Abduction
  • Sufferers may walk with a characteristic side-to-side gait and have difficulty climbing stairs, problems with leg abduction and adduction, pain when carrying out weight bearing activities, difficulties carrying out everyday activities, and difficulties standing. (wikipedia.org)
  • limb
  • However, when the stopped limb is extended at the hip joint to a point normally reached at the end of stance during walking, it suddenly flexes and starts walking again provided that the contralateral limb is a position to accept the weight of the hindquarters. (wikipedia.org)
  • obese
  • Being obese in the US is frequently accompanied by exposure to weight-related pressure and prejudice from a variety of sources, ranging from negative portrayals of obese individuals in the media to interpersonal difficulties with family members and co-workers. (laparoscopic.md)
  • implants
  • Both products feature a unique design that provides surgeons with a large grafting area, an important feature that enables placement of the implants' weight-bearing surfaces on the strongest areas of the vertebral endplate. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • feet
  • In humans, the double S-shaped vertebral column acts as a shock-absorber which shifts the weight from the trunk over the load-bearing surface of the feet. (wikipedia.org)
  • Their hind legs were thick, straight, and powerful, ending in club-like feet with five toes, though only the inner three (or in some cases four) bore claws. (wikipedia.org)
  • surface
  • In stage 2, flattening of the weight-bearing surface of the femoral condyle is noted. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Although the best weight-bearing surface is human cartilage, when the damage is too great, manmade materials, in the form of an artificial joint, become an option. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The new device is being developed to regenerate in vivo the patient's own true articular cartilage, which provides a smooth, weight-bearing surface , versus conventional approaches that have presented the formation of fibrous scar tissue, which is rough and can easily break down. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • develop
  • HIV-related Kaposi's sarcoma usually has an indolent course, but if it becomes infiltrative it can cause significant functional limitations, especially when lesions develop on weight-bearing surfaces , said Mr. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • health
  • This can lead to negative physical and physiological health outcomes and is also associated with increased weight gain. (laparoscopic.md)