Tom B. McAuliffe

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Little is known about knee function after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in the vital activities of walking and stair use. Gait analysis was done on patients 6 months (n = 8) and 12 months (n = 9) after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament. Paired t tests were used to compare the injured and uninjured knees. During level walking, the(More)
Little is known about knee function after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in the vital activities of walking and stair use. Gait analysis was done on patients 6 months (n 8) and 12 months (n 9) after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament. Paired t tests were used to compare the injured and uninjured knees. During level walking, the(More)
The results of a prospective controlled trial of early mobilisation of Colles’ fractures in the elderly are presented. Early mobilisation produced less pain and a stronger grip. It did not lead to any greater loss of reduction of the fracture. However, there was no significant improvement in the final range of movement of the wrist. Immobiisation of the(More)
We report the use of a silicone elastomer ball-shaped spacer for the treatment of hallux valgus and hallux rigidus. One hundred and eleven operations were performed in 77 patients over a 5-year period. The best results were obtained in patients with hallux rigidus. Good results were obtained in hallux valgus, but it was found that in patients with severe(More)
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