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flexion

[′flek·shən]
(biology)
Act of bending, especially of a joint.
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However, in the study of Yang et al., neither cartilage-based nor radiographic PCO appeared to have a significant influence on the postoperative knee flexion after PS TKA.
Valgus deformity can exist during knee flexion besides extension, which could lead to patellofemoral joint instability and soft tissue imbalance in the flexion gap, and thus complicate the surgical procedures.
By persistently suppressing inflammation, Flexion believes FX201 holds the potential to both reduce OA pain and modify the disease.
We hypothesized that, compared to SS, DS would demonstrate more immediate response and sustained effects for improving hip flexion and extension in the elderly, and that the effect of DS would differ with the load used.
Hirayama flexion myelopathy: neutral-position MR imaging findings-importance of loss of attachment.
MRI system using Siemens Tim Avanto 1.5 Tesla machine images were obtained with a body coil and an adapted protocol for the cervical spine with flexion studies.
site, where a custom "condo" manufacturing suite has been installed to support the launch of Flexion's newly approved therapy for osteoarthritis-related knee pain.
The gastrocnemius provides not only a plantar flexion moment at the ankle, but also a flexion moment at the knee.
Sagittal plane mechanisms, for instance, anterior shear, are related to forces and moments that are caused by sagittal movements such as flexion of the knee.
The Steindler procedure is a classical reconstruction surgery to restore flexion of the elbow in upper type of brachial plexus injuries in which the origins of the wrist flexor muscle groups are transferred to the proximal direction [1].