Knee-spine syndrome: correlation between sacral inclination and patellofemoral joint pain.

@article{Tsuji2002KneespineSC,
  title={Knee-spine syndrome: correlation between sacral inclination and patellofemoral joint pain.},
  author={Taichi Tsuji and Yukihiro Matsuyama and Manabu Goto and Yu Yimin and Koji Sato and Yukiharu Hasegawa and Naoki Ishiguro},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={7 5},
  pages={519-23}
}
Low back pain is an enormous clinical and public health problem. When we use spinal instrumentation, measurements of spinal and leg alignment in the standing position are thought to be important. Knee joint pain has also become an enormous clinical problem in the increasing elderly population. However, the correlation between spinal alignment, particularly sacral inclination, and knee joint pain is not clear. We examined the correlation between lumbar lordosis, sacral inclination, and… CONTINUE READING
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