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leg length discrepancy

Leg length discrepancy and osteoarthritis in the knee, hip and lumbar spine

August 31, 2015

Osteoarthritis (OA) is an extremely common condition that creates substantial personal and health care costs. An important recognised risk factor for OA is excessive or abnormal mechanical joint loading. Leg length discrepancy (LLD) is a common condition that results in uneven and excessive loading of not only knee joints but also hip joints and lumbar

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