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Joint

Describing anything in which two or more persons hold equal rights and responsibilities. For example, every account holder may use the funds in a joint account (though not always independently from the other holders), and each owner is equally liable for a jointly-held property.
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Collins and Temple reported on 54 open joint injuries of which 32 (64%) were open knee joint injuries.
The angular-velocity-based SCO would be used by people who have isolated knee extensor weakness but can function with a free motion knee joint for most activities (i.
Working with Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) researchers collected and analysed data relating to the compressive forces acting on the knee joint from 20 people who were taught techniques to run forwards and backwards.
The researchers were able to accurately control the simulator by examining the intricate detail in the movements of the knee joint by placing a selection of reflective markers on a human subject and using motion capture systems to monitor their walking pattern.
MRI above shows an osteoarthritic knee joint before surgical separation.
PURPOSE: The goal of the book, as stated in the introduction, is to provide a simple approach for the diagnosis and treatment of common pathologies of the hip and knee joint.
Distinctive feature of the artificial hybrid leg is that it is a serial manipulator, the knee joint of which is designed as a four bar mechanism.
In 2006 at BTU and in 2007 at CUT the experimental investigations of a steel knee joint and box girder respectively strengthened with use of adhesives were carried out.
A cyst filled with lubricating synovial fluid from the knee joint causes Baker's knee pain and can be treated or removed.
The kneecap (patella) has to be more robust because the knee joint bears the weight of the body - without a patella we would walk with straight, stiff legs - and because the knee bends forward, making it more vulnerable to damage.
Sixty participants with medial compartment knee joint osteoarthritis were randomly assigned to either the kneeling intervention group or the routine intervention (control) group.
In this study, the effects of intraarticular administration of lornoxicam on the synovium and articular cartilage in the rat knee joint were investigated.