Evaluation of the walking pattern in clubfoot patients who received early intensive treatment

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelfagfællebedømt

Standard

Evaluation of the walking pattern in clubfoot patients who received early intensive treatment. / Alkjaer, T; Pedersen, E N; Simonsen, E B.

I: Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Bind 20, Nr. 5, 2000, s. 642-7.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelfagfællebedømt

Harvard

Alkjaer, T, Pedersen, EN & Simonsen, EB 2000, 'Evaluation of the walking pattern in clubfoot patients who received early intensive treatment', Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, bind 20, nr. 5, s. 642-7.

APA

Alkjaer, T., Pedersen, E. N., & Simonsen, E. B. (2000). Evaluation of the walking pattern in clubfoot patients who received early intensive treatment. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 20(5), 642-7.

Vancouver

Alkjaer T, Pedersen EN, Simonsen EB. Evaluation of the walking pattern in clubfoot patients who received early intensive treatment. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2000;20(5):642-7.

Author

Alkjaer, T ; Pedersen, E N ; Simonsen, E B. / Evaluation of the walking pattern in clubfoot patients who received early intensive treatment. I: Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2000 ; Bind 20, Nr. 5. s. 642-7.

Bibtex

@article{6b784de7e0954306a18ad4ddcaec5d0a,
title = "Evaluation of the walking pattern in clubfoot patients who received early intensive treatment",
abstract = "The walking pattern in a group of nine adult male subjects who had received early intensive treatment for congenital clubfoot was evaluated and compared to the walking pattern in a control group of 15 adult healthy male subjects. All subjects were filmed with a five-camera video system as they walked across two force plates. A three-dimensional inverse dynamics approach was used to calculate average joint angles, moments, power, and work. The results showed that there were no differences in the joint angles between the two groups. The overall patterns of the joint moments were very similar in the two groups. However, analysis revealed a smaller ankle joint moment and larger knee and hip joint moments in those with clubfoot. It was concluded that the larger knee and hip joint moments served as compensation for the smaller ankle moment. The reduced ankle moment and work developed about the ankle joint in the clubfeet could possibly be owing to weaker plantar flexors. In conclusion, gait analysis can be an important tool when evaluating treatment for clubfoot. However, further investigation is needed to determine whether the higher hip and knee joint moments observed in subjects with clubfoot may lead to the development of knee or hip joint pathologies.",
keywords = "Adolescent, Adult, Age Factors, Ankle Joint, Braces, Clubfoot, Gait, Hip Joint, Humans, Infant, Knee Joint, Male, Physical Therapy Modalities, Video Recording, Walking",
author = "T Alkjaer and Pedersen, {E N} and Simonsen, {E B}",
year = "2000",
language = "English",
volume = "20",
pages = "642--7",
journal = "Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics",
issn = "0271-6798",
publisher = "Lippincott Williams & Wilkins",
number = "5",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Evaluation of the walking pattern in clubfoot patients who received early intensive treatment

AU - Alkjaer, T

AU - Pedersen, E N

AU - Simonsen, E B

PY - 2000

Y1 - 2000

N2 - The walking pattern in a group of nine adult male subjects who had received early intensive treatment for congenital clubfoot was evaluated and compared to the walking pattern in a control group of 15 adult healthy male subjects. All subjects were filmed with a five-camera video system as they walked across two force plates. A three-dimensional inverse dynamics approach was used to calculate average joint angles, moments, power, and work. The results showed that there were no differences in the joint angles between the two groups. The overall patterns of the joint moments were very similar in the two groups. However, analysis revealed a smaller ankle joint moment and larger knee and hip joint moments in those with clubfoot. It was concluded that the larger knee and hip joint moments served as compensation for the smaller ankle moment. The reduced ankle moment and work developed about the ankle joint in the clubfeet could possibly be owing to weaker plantar flexors. In conclusion, gait analysis can be an important tool when evaluating treatment for clubfoot. However, further investigation is needed to determine whether the higher hip and knee joint moments observed in subjects with clubfoot may lead to the development of knee or hip joint pathologies.

AB - The walking pattern in a group of nine adult male subjects who had received early intensive treatment for congenital clubfoot was evaluated and compared to the walking pattern in a control group of 15 adult healthy male subjects. All subjects were filmed with a five-camera video system as they walked across two force plates. A three-dimensional inverse dynamics approach was used to calculate average joint angles, moments, power, and work. The results showed that there were no differences in the joint angles between the two groups. The overall patterns of the joint moments were very similar in the two groups. However, analysis revealed a smaller ankle joint moment and larger knee and hip joint moments in those with clubfoot. It was concluded that the larger knee and hip joint moments served as compensation for the smaller ankle moment. The reduced ankle moment and work developed about the ankle joint in the clubfeet could possibly be owing to weaker plantar flexors. In conclusion, gait analysis can be an important tool when evaluating treatment for clubfoot. However, further investigation is needed to determine whether the higher hip and knee joint moments observed in subjects with clubfoot may lead to the development of knee or hip joint pathologies.

KW - Adolescent

KW - Adult

KW - Age Factors

KW - Ankle Joint

KW - Braces

KW - Clubfoot

KW - Gait

KW - Hip Joint

KW - Humans

KW - Infant

KW - Knee Joint

KW - Male

KW - Physical Therapy Modalities

KW - Video Recording

KW - Walking

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 11008746

VL - 20

SP - 642

EP - 647

JO - Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics

JF - Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics

SN - 0271-6798

IS - 5

ER -

ID: 33887818