clinical biomechanics

clin·i·cal bi·o·me·chan·ics

(klinikŏ-kăl bīō-mĕ-kaniks)
A branch of biomechanics that applies physical principles to treat patients (e.g., by orthopedic specialists or physical therapists)

clinical biomechanics

qualitative and quantitative analysis of foot and leg function through observation and examination (Table 1)
Table 1: Elements of clinical biomechanical analysis
ObservationExaminationQuantification
Joint position: functional body segments position
Joint quality: range, direction of motion
Functional body segments: quality, range, direction of motion
Functioning limb during gait
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