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Saturday, December 26, 2020

Knock Knees or Genu Valgum: Biomechanical Challenge

This patient obviously has a huge challenge. The knee mal position or mal alignment causes incredible compression forces on the lateral knee compartment. Standing stability is gained by the opposing pressure created at the medial thigh area and widening the base of gait. More to be added tomorrow. 

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