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Thursday, September 8, 2011

Short Leg Syndrome: Check Lifts for Stability

This short video documents how lifts patients are wearing to correct for a short leg may become unstable, shift out of position, be placed on top of an orthotic instead of under, and must be checked routinely (at least monthly). Here is a simple test a patient can do to check if the lift is stable. The lift on the right failed that test.

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