• 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)
  • bone
  • What is new, or emerging, are the fixation methods to securely stabilize the fusion to resist the forces of weightbearing during the bone healing phase. (podiatrytoday.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)