Gait characteristics and functional assessment of children with type I osteogenesis imperfecta.

@article{Graf2009GaitCA,
  title={Gait characteristics and functional assessment of children with type I osteogenesis imperfecta.},
  author={Adam Graf and Sahar Hassani and Joseph Krzak and Angela K Caudill and Ann Flanagan and Ruta Bajorunaite and Gerald F. Harris and P. Alex Smith},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 9},
  pages={1182-90}
}
The purpose of this study was to improve the evaluation process of children with type I Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) by providing a quantitative comparison of gait and selected functional assessments to age-matched controls. A 14-camera Vicon Motion Analysis System was used for gait analysis along with selected functional assessments (Pediatric Outcomes Data Collection Instrument [PODCI], Functional Assessment Questionnaire [FAQ], Faces Pain Scale-Revised [FPS-R]) conducted on 10 subjects with… CONTINUE READING