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(1/233) Acute systematic and variable postural adaptations induced by an orthopaedic shoe lift in control subjects.

A small leg length inequality, either true or functional, can be implicated in the pathogenesis of numerous spinal disorders. The correction of a leg length inequality with the goal of treating a spinal pathology is often achieved with the use of a shoe lift. Little research has focused on the impact of this correction on the three-dimensional (3D) postural organisation. The goal of this study is to quantify in control subjects the 3D postural changes to the pelvis, trunk, scapular belt and head, induced by a shoe lift. The postural geometry of 20 female subjects (X = 22, sigma = 1.2) was evaluated using a motion analysis system for three randomised conditions: control, and right and left shoe lift. Acute postural adaptations were noted for all subjects, principally manifested through the tilt of the pelvis, asymmetric version of the left and right iliac bones, and a lateral shift of the pelvis and scapular belt. The difference in the version of the right and left iliac bones was positively associated with the pelvic tilt. Postural adaptations were noted to vary between subjects for rotation and postero-anterior shift of the pelvis and scapular belt. No notable differences between conditions were noted in the estimation of kyphosis and lordosis. The observed systematic and variable postural adaptations noted in the presence of a shoe lift reflects the unique constraints of the musculoskeletal system. This suggests that the global impact of a shoe lift on a patient's posture should also be considered during treatment. This study provides a basis for comparison of future research involving pathological populations.  (+info)

(2/233) Intraoperative limb length measurement in total hip arthroplasty.

In order to evaluate the efficacy of intraoperative measurement of limb length inequality (LLI), we performed a prospective study on 64 patients who underwent unilateral total hip arthroplasty. The patients were divided into 2 groups. In Group I, the LLI was evaluated by the Shuck test, and in Group II by intraoperative measurement using a Steinman pin and an adjustable caliper. Preoperative LLIs assessed on radiographs averaged 1.18 cm in Group I and 0.37 cm in Group II.  (+info)

(3/233) Spontaneous or traumatic premature closure of the tibial tubercle.

A premature closure of the physis of the tibial tubercle in a young man has given rise to a shortening of the tibia, a patella alta and a reversed tibial slope of 20 degrees with clinical genu recurvatum. After a proximal open wedge tibial osteotomy all three postural deformities could be restored. The etiology of this complex deformity is discussed.  (+info)

(4/233) Slipped capital femoral epiphysis after septic arthritis of the hip in an adolescent: report of a case.

Septic arthritis of the hip must be managed promptly to avoid the serious complications associated with the condition. In the case reported here, the diagnosis was delayed and was complicated by a slipped capital femoral epiphysis. The patient, an adolescent boy previously in good health, presented with a 2-week history of hip pain and systemic illness. Septic arthritis was diagnosed and was managed by incision and drainage and antibiotic therapy. Two weeks later he presented with a subcutaneous abscess and a slipped capital femoral epiphysis, which was pinned in situ. There was a 2.5-cm leg-length discrepancy. Avascular necrosis of the femoral head subsequently developed leaving the boy with a permanent disability.  (+info)

(5/233) Spontaneous healing of an atrophic pseudoarthrosis during femoral lengthening. A case report with six-year follow-up.

A seven-year old girl developed an atrophic pseudoarthrosis at the midshaft of the femur with 8.5 cm of femoral shortening after an open type II fracture. During a femoral lengthening procedure, the pseudoarthrosis filled with spontaneous callus formation and bone union was obtained.  (+info)

(6/233) Prevention of leg length discrepancy in young children with pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis by treatment with intraarticular steroids.

OBJECTIVE: To determine if intraarticular (i.a.) injection of triamcinolone hexacetonide (steroids) used early in the course of pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (pauci JRA) is associated with less leg length discrepancy (LLD) or thigh circumference discrepancy (TCD). METHODS: Children with pauci JRA who had asymmetric lower-extremity arthritis diagnosed before age 7 years in Seattle, Washington (WA; n = 16) and in Chapel Hill and Durham, North Carolina (NC; n = 14) were retrospectively identified. WA children were given i.a. steroids within 2 months of diagnosis; the injections were repeated if synovitis recurred in the same joint or in a different joint. These children were compared with NC children who were not treated with i.a. steroids. Thigh circumference was measured at 10 cm above the patella, and leg length was measured from the anterior superior iliac spine to the mid-medial malleolus, by a single observer. LLD and TCD are reported as the percentage of difference between leg measurements in each subject. RESULTS: The WA and NC subjects had comparable disease severity and duration of followup (in months). Twelve WA children had subsequent i.a. steroid injections (mean 3.25 injections per child over mean +/- SD 42 +/- 11 months). The WA subjects had significantly less LLD (P = 0.005, by Student's 2-sided t-test) and prescriptions for shoe lifts (P = 0.002, by Fisher's 2-sided exact test). There was not a significant difference in TCD between the 2 groups (P = 0.139, by Student's 2-sided t-test). Similar findings were obtained when the analysis was limited to children with monarticular knee arthritis. CONCLUSION: Early and continued use of i.a. steroids may be associated with less LLD in young children with pauci JRA. This may indicate decreased duration of synovitis.  (+info)

(7/233) Leg lengthening over an intramedullary nail.

Distraction osteogenesis is widely used for leg lengthening, but often requires a long period of external fixation which carries risks of pin-track sepsis, malalignment, stiffness of the joint and late fracture of the regenerate. We present the results of 20 cases in which, in an attempt to reduce the rate of complications, a combination of external fixation and intramedullary nailing was used. The mean gain in length was 4.7 cm (2 to 8.6). The mean time of external fixation was 20 days per centimetre gain in length. All distracted segments healed spontaneously without refracture or malalignment. There were three cases of deep infection, two of which occurred in patients who had had previous open fractures of the bone which was being lengthened. All resolved with appropriate treatment. This method allows early rehabilitation, with a rapid return of knee movement. There is a lower rate of complications than occurs when external fixation is used on its own. The time of external fixation is shorter than in other methods of leg lengthening. The high risk of infection calls for caution.  (+info)

(8/233) Arrest of the growth plate after arterial cannulation in infancy.

Seven children who had partial arrest of the growth plate after neonatal arterial cannulation, developed obvious skeletal changes in adolescence. Cannulation of the femoral artery produced ischaemia which led to four cases of ipsilateral shortening of the lower limb and one of partial arrest of the proximal femoral physis with subsequent coxa valga. The two arrests in the upper limb affected the humerus, ulna and radius, and the radius alone, after cannulation of the brachial and radial arteries, respectively. These late effects of cannulation are not widely appreciated, and may occur as a result of thrombosis rather than extravasation.  (+info)



Deformities

  • The surgery to correct leg & foot deformities in children is a lengthy, & sometimes, difficult procedure. (clinicaltrials.gov)

right triangles

  • In Euclidean geometry, for right triangles the triangle inequality is a consequence of the Pythagorean theorem, and for general triangles a consequence of the law of cosines, although it may be proven without these theorems. (wikipedia.org)
  • Right triangles obey the Pythagorean theorem: the sum of the squares of the lengths of the two legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse: a2 + b2 = c2, where a and b are the lengths of the legs and c is the length of the hypotenuse. (wikipedia.org)

Chiropractic

  • The Activator Method Chiropractic Technique (AMCT) involves having the patient lie in a prone position and comparing the functional leg lengths. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although prone "functional leg length" is a widely used chiropractic tool, it is not a recognized anthropometric technique, since legs are often naturally of unequal length, and measurements in the prone position are not entirely valid estimates of standing X-ray differences. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chiropractic treatment techniques Unequal leg length Chiropractic: An Illustrated History. (wikipedia.org)

displaystyle

  • If x, y, and z are the lengths of the sides of the triangle, with no side being greater than z, then the triangle inequality states that z ≤ x + y , {\displaystyle z\leq x+y,} with equality only in the degenerate case of a triangle with zero area. (wikipedia.org)

misalignment

  • Unequal leg length (also termed leg length inequality, LLI or leg length discrepancy, LLD) is where the legs are either different lengths or appear to be different lengths because of misalignment. (wikipedia.org)

triangle

  • In mathematics, the triangle inequality states that for any triangle, the sum of the lengths of any two sides must be greater than or equal to the length of the remaining side. (wikipedia.org)
  • When x and y are real numbers, they can be viewed as vectors in ℝ1, and the triangle inequality expresses a relationship between absolute values. (wikipedia.org)
  • In spherical geometry, the shortest distance between two points is an arc of a great circle, but the triangle inequality holds provided the restriction is made that the distance between two points on a sphere is the length of a minor spherical line segment (that is, one with central angle in [0, π]) with those endpoints. (wikipedia.org)
  • The triangle inequality is a defining property of norms and measures of distance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Euclid proved the triangle inequality for distances in plane geometry using the construction in the figure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beginning with triangle ABC, an isosceles triangle is constructed with one side taken as BC and the other equal leg BD along the extension of side AB. (wikipedia.org)
  • In geometry, triangle inequalities are inequalities involving the parameters of triangles, that hold for every triangle, or for every triangle meeting certain conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Triangles can be classified according to the lengths of their sides: An equilateral triangle has all sides the same length. (wikipedia.org)
  • An isosceles triangle has two sides of equal length. (wikipedia.org)
  • A scalene triangle has all its sides of different lengths. (wikipedia.org)
  • The other two sides are called the legs or catheti (singular: cathetus) of the triangle. (wikipedia.org)
  • A triangle that has two angles with the same measure also has two sides with the same length, and therefore it is an isosceles triangle. (wikipedia.org)
  • It follows that in a triangle where all angles have the same measure, all three sides have the same length, and such a triangle is therefore equilateral. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sometimes it is specified as having two and only two sides of equal length, and sometimes as having at least two sides of equal length, the latter version thus including the equilateral triangle as a special case. (wikipedia.org)
  • By the Steiner-Lehmus theorem, every triangle with two angle bisectors of equal length is isosceles. (wikipedia.org)
  • In an isosceles triangle that has exactly two equal sides, the equal sides are called legs and the third side is called the base. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the equilateral triangle case, since all sides are equal, any side can be called the base, if needed, and the term leg is not generally used. (wikipedia.org)

limb length discrepancy

  • When the infant begins to stand, the contralateral knee is held in flexion in an attempt to compensate for the marked limb length discrepancy. (udel.edu)

femur

  • No other support members, either crosspins or arms extending into the length of the femur, are required. (google.com)
  • 2. The implant of claim 1 , wherein the solid body member has a length for positioning, in use, in the natural femoral neck without passage of the distal end through the lateral side of the femur. (google.com)
  • There are two main types of leg length inequalities: Structural differences are caused by the legs themselves being measurably different in length, usually due to differences in the length of the femur in the thigh or the tibia and fibula bones in the lower leg. (wikipedia.org)

functional

  • In this group the knee and the hip can be made functional and, in some patients at least, leg equalization is possible. (udel.edu)
  • Their mean age and mean functional leg-length discrepancy at initial treatment were 6.7 years and 6.2 cm, respectively. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Anatomic and functional leg-length inequality: A review and recommendation for clinical decision-making. (wikipedia.org)

groin pain

  • Common symptoms include hip, knee (hip pathology can refer pain to a normal knee), or groin pain, exacerbated by hip or leg movement, especially internal hip rotation (with the knee flexed 90°, twisting the lower leg away from the center of the body). (wikipedia.org)

discrepancy

  • In cases where the length discrepancy is moderate, an external build up to the shoe is usually more comfortable. (wikipedia.org)

shorter

  • Occasionally one leg may be shorter than the other. (wikipedia.org)
  • Often one leg will seem to be shorter than the other. (wikipedia.org)
  • In severe cases, surgery can be used to make the longer leg shorter (or impede its growth), and/or make the shorter leg longer. (wikipedia.org)
  • if the legs are shorter than the base, then the ellipse's minor axis coincides with the triangle's axis of symmetry. (wikipedia.org)

muscles

  • Excessive soft tissue tension (i.e.. tight muscles and associated tissues) is the most limiting factor in lengthening and correction of limb length deficiency. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Atrophy of thigh muscles may occur from disuse and an inequality of leg length. (wikipedia.org)
  • These unequally tightened muscles cause the legs to seem to be different lengths, even though careful measurement would show equal lengths of the actual leg. (wikipedia.org)

prone

  • The validity of the prone leg check as an estimate of standing leg length inequality measured by X-ray. (wikipedia.org)

clinical

  • This video will describe the clinical presentation of leg length inequality and some of the mechanical/musculoskeletal conditions that can develop as a result of inequality. (wakeforestchiropractic.com)
  • Clinical measurement of leg length conventionally uses the distance from the anterior superior iliac spine to the medial malleolus. (wikipedia.org)

injured side

  • In some cases, pain is felt in the unaffected hip and leg,[citation needed] due to the children favoring their injured side and placing the majority of their weight on their "good" leg. (wikipedia.org)

vector

  • A Hilbert space is an abstract vector space possessing the structure of an inner product that allows length and angle to be measured. (wikipedia.org)
  • where the length z of the third side has been replaced by the vector sum x + y. (wikipedia.org)

occur

  • This may be a birth defect or it may occur after a broken leg, serious infection, or local damage to one of the growth plates in a leg. (wikipedia.org)

femoral

  • On X-rays, the length of the lower limb can be measured from the proximal end of femoral head to the center of the plafond of the distal tibia. (wikipedia.org)

sides are called

  • The angle included by the legs is called the vertex angle and the angles that have the base as one of their sides are called the base angles. (wikipedia.org)

citation needed

  • citation needed] It is exactly the length of the diagonal of a square with side length 1. (wikipedia.org)

measurements

  • Projectional radiographic measurements of leg length have two main variants: Teleroentgenogram, which projects the entirety of both legs at the same time. (wikipedia.org)

conditions

  • These conditions exist in persons with leg-length inequality, scoliosis, a history of polio, poor-quality footwear, and hip osteoarthritis. (wikipedia.org)

treatment

  • The most common treatment for discrepancies in leg length is the use of a simple heel lift, which can be placed within the shoe. (wikipedia.org)

either

  • The inequality can be viewed intuitively in either ℝ2 or ℝ3. (wikipedia.org)

different

  • Another confounding factor is that simply moving the two legs held together and leaning them imperceptibly to one side or the other produces different results. (wikipedia.org)

Certain

  • Certain biomechanical or muscle length imbalances may ultimately predispose a person to sacroiliac dysfunction and pain. (wikipedia.org)

held

  • The leg is held in abduction and external rotation. (udel.edu)
  • The other, more common, type is seen when the legs themselves are the same length, but due to neuromuscular injuries in the pelvis or upper leg, one leg or hip is held higher and tighter than the other (hypertonicity in the musculature of the pelvis or leg). (wikipedia.org)

square

  • In geometrical terms, the square root function maps the area of a square to its side length. (wikipedia.org)

lower

  • Unequal leg length might hypothetically be one of the contributors, as it may contribute to a tilted pelvis, which may cause lower back pain, which in turn may be mistaken for menstrual pain, as women with lower back pain experience increased pain during their periods. (wikipedia.org)
  • As unequal leg length may contribute to a tilted pelvis, this may contribute to lower back pain. (wikipedia.org)

made

  • The compound is made from "isos"(equal) and skelos (leg). (wikipedia.org)

feet

  • Identified risk factors for plantar fasciitis include excessive running, standing on hard surfaces for prolonged periods of time, high arches of the feet, the presence of a leg length inequality, and flat feet. (wikipedia.org)

video

  • Video discusses Activator technique and leg length Page 305 in: M. Lynn Palmer, Marcia E. Epler, Marcia F. Epler (1998). (wikipedia.org)

case

  • In this case some diagnostic indicators like asymmetric folds and leg-length inequality do not apply. (wikipedia.org)

foot

  • Metal frames are attached to the leg and / or foot and over a period of time the frame is manipulated to obtain the corrected position. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Nearly equal limb length and a plantigrade foot were achieved by 16 patients. (biomedsearch.com)

taken

  • If the leg lengths are not the same, that is taken as a sign that the problem is located at that vertebra. (wikipedia.org)