weight bearing


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weight-bearing

adjective Referring to the ability of a part of the body to resist or support weight.

weight bearing

Supporting some or all of the mass of the body on bones, muscles, and tendons, e.g. those that have been recently injured and are now being rehabilitated.
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Full weight bearing was commenced on the average of 12 to 22 weeks for all fractures, which was 8-16 weeks and 12-32 weeks in interlocking nail and Kuntscher nail respectively.
According to the company, the weight bearing CT imaging for body extremities became commercially available in 2012.
The animals were evaluated clinically by weight bearing. The weight bearing in animals were graded as mild (+), moderate (++), good (+++), very good (++++) and no weight bearing (-) on 0, 3rd, 7th, 15th, 30th and 60th post-operative days and for infection, oedema, implant failure and auto-mutilation.
At six months, he had progressed to full weight bearing on the right knee with a 0-90 degrees range of motion and partial weight bearing on the left-hand side with a 0-90 degree range of motion.
The results of the assessment of cartilage in the tibial plateau indicated that the increase in additional weight bearing exacerbated cartilage damage.
It is criterions referenced measure with good reliability.9 It measures four functional abilities including dissociated movement, grasp, weight bearing and protective extension.
Significant anatomic differences were observed among subjects with cystocele between supine, seated, and standing weight bearing positions, which were not observed in the control group.
Whether you're bouncing to Funky Pump beats, or working your weight bearing reps in a gym, Chris says the key to getting the body you want by Christmas is to not let yourself get bored.
A common complaint yoga and Pilates instructors often hear is regarding wrist discomfort and the challenges this presents in holding upper body weight bearing poses.
Because the Manhole Adjusting Ring is made of solid rubber, it performs like a weight bearing pad on a bridge, eliminating vibration from traffic which deteriorates the cement substructure of the utility.
You're talking 6-8 weeks in a cast, then gradually advancing to weight bearing, and then to full activity," Dr.
The treatment effect may be influenced by ongoing recovery--for example, patients may again exceed the prescribed weight bearing as pain reduces.