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Jun 27, 2016, 10:30 PM
Lack of ankle dorsiflexion often presents clinically as an altered gait pattern with an early heel lift (bouncy gait). The accurate measurement of available ankle range of motion is an important part of clinical decision making when considering starting treatment for any number of lower limb musculoskeletal conditions.
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Mar 3, 2016, 9:15 PM
Obesity is often thought to be a major risk factor in common childhood diseases such as Blount’s Disease and Slipped Upper Femoral Epiphysis (also known as a (SUFE). The Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Ohio recently published about the impact of obesity in children with the association between high BMI and malalignment of the knee. Physiotherapy (physical therapy) or podiatry students aspiring to work with children are often advised to follow evidence based practice, and shy away from over treatment.