non-weight bearing

non–weight bearing

Pert. to the support or suspension of a lower extremity so that it does not touch the ground.
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TURN TO PAGE 4 FROM PAGE 1 Ms Seddon added:"She was also confirmed to have a uterine infection and septic arthritis of the right hind ankle joint, both of which would have caused pain and discomfort, particularly the arthritis as she was likely to be non-weight bearing on the hind limb.
If the lameness is non-weight bearing and/or they will not rise, an emergency trip is warranted.
After a trip to A&E, she was told her ankle was badly sprained and was fitted with a non-weight bearing cast before going home.
Those aged 14 to 16 will also be able make use of the fixed weight resistance machines as well as unlimited access to non-weight bearing group classes if accompanied by an adult.
During the surgery, a small amount of healthy cartilage tissue is harvested from the non-weight bearing area and mechanically reduced to small fragments followed by a brief enzymatic treatment to improve chondrocytes bioactivity and mobility.
As part of the surgery, a small amount of healthy cartilage tissue is harvested from the non-weight bearing area and mechanically reduced to small fragments followed by a brief enzymatic treatment to improve chondrocytes bioactivity and mobility.
Gonzales, for his part, stated that eco-bricks were "good for non-weight bearing structures."
Clinical symptoms before operation were non-weight bearing, swelling on thigh region, evinced crepitating sound, pain on palpation and limping (Fig.
A posterior fiberglass splint was recommended as well as non-weight bearing on the affected foot.
Initial plain radiographs of the knee did not show any obvious abnormality (Figure 1), and he was placed in a knee brace, recommended non-weight bearing, pending further investigation.
Contract notice: Jc escc - non-weight bearing beds (on behalf of east sussex healthcare nhs trust (esht).