Gait analysis of patients in early stages after total hip arthroplasty: effect of lateral trunk displacement on walking efficiency.

@article{Nankaku2007GaitAO,
  title={Gait analysis of patients in early stages after total hip arthroplasty: effect of lateral trunk displacement on walking efficiency.},
  author={Manabu Nankaku and Tadao Tsuboyama and Ryosuke Kakinoki and Keiichi Kawanabe and Hideto Kanzaki and Yumiko Mito and Takashi Nakamura},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={
          550-4
        }
}
BACKGROUND Control of the mediolateral displacement of the center of gravity (COG) is considered to be important for efficient walking. Few studies have been published on the relation between walking efficiency and the lateral displacement of the trunk, pelvis, or COG in patients soon after total hip arthroplasty (THA). The present study was undertaken to examine the effects of lateral displacement on walking efficiency after THA. METHODS The subjects of this study were 15 women who had… CONTINUE READING
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