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Synonyms for knee

hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella

joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped

the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee

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There was a "need for an appropriately powered and well-controlled trial on the effect of valgus knee bracing on persons with medial knee OA.
001 reference to normal knee) Valgus knee (with 1,50 0,32-7,01 NS reference to normal knee) Table 6.
However, the biophysiologic studies also identified changes in gait, suggesting that valgus knee deformities could be exacerbated if patients with such conditions participated in yoga over a long period.
If this is the case, then interventions aimed at decreasing this load would need to be developed, as the simple set up modification tested in this study (external rotation of the foot) did not decrease the magnitude of this valgus knee load (Table 1).
Because the weightbearing axis of the lower extremity follows the mechanical axis, a varus knee will experience a shift in the joint compressive pressures towards the medial compartment, and the valgus knee will, similarly, experience a shift of the joint compressive pressures toward the lateral compartment.
Obese women with valgus knees tend to get this injury a lot," he said.
In other studies, valgus knees were reported to have the worst results after arthroscopic surgery.