long leg syndrome

long leg syndrome

Short leg syndrome A condition caused by inequality of leg length, which causes mechanical disturbances of gait and posture Clinical Back and knee pain, due to compensatory pelvic tilt, lumbar scoliosis, backache and rheumatologic symptoms; the longer leg is held in flexion with excess lateral strain, causing premature degenerative changes and valgus deformity due to a collapse of the lateral compartment
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