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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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The ankle joint center was defined as the midpoint between the medial and lateral aspects of the malleolus markers.
This innate stability explains why the contact area of the ankle joint can bear loads similar to those of the hip and knee, yet does not experience primary OA nearly as often.
10) In this case, ankle instability, major concern in these fractures should be the restoration of the stability of the ankle joint by repair of the ligamentous elements.
To evaluate the mechanical properties of the ankle joint, the ankle dorsiflexion angle and ankle joint passive torque were measured sequentially, and the muscle-tendon complex stiffness was calculated from these parameters.
Left ankle angle: the left ankle joint is the peak, the heel of the left foot and left knee joint respectively forms two lines with the left ankle joint;
These injuries are of utmost importance as the ankle transmits the whole body weight and the stability of ankle joint determines the locomotion.
They run the risk of the gliding joints of the mid-foot trying to hinge like the ankle joint and overstretching ligaments on top of the foot, which can expose them to tendonitis," says Sinkoe.
However, ankle joint replacements are still some way behind both the hip and knee replacements in terms of their longevity and so, in younger and more active patients, who wish to return to sport, such as Darrell, it is something I would try to avoid.
In addition, we have reported on the use of IPSA in a pilot study, which demonstrated that a PID control strategy can successfully stabilize the human size pendulum via ankle joint control [20].
But, while the ankle joint should have healed with rest, it was discovered that there had been no improvement and surgery was needed.