Lower-limb pain, disease and injury burden as determinants of muscle strength deficit after hip fracture

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Portegijs, Erja ; Rantanen, Taina ; Kallinen, Mauri ; Heinonen, Ari ; Alén, Markku ; Kiviranta, Ilkka ; Sipilä, Sarianna (2009)
  • Publisher: The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.
  • Subject: lonkkamurtuma | lihasvoima | ikääntyminen | kipu

Background: Hip fracture may result in an asymmetrical lower-limb strength deficit. The deficit may be related to the trauma, surgical treatment, pain, or disuse of the fractured limb. However, disease and injury burden or musculoskeletal pain in the other limb ma... View more
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