If we are listing more than one unit you may not get the one pictured. There are 1 items available. Special financing available Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay over time. The patient was then asked to walk at their normal gait velocity 10 times over a distance of 10 m, and WHR was recorded each time the patient crossed a line marked at the center of the course. Learn more – opens in new window or tab.

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Be the first to write a review. Dev Med Child Neurol. Back to home 04 Return to top. These results demonstrate that small changes in the length of canes used for walking in patients with unilateral knee osteoarthritis can increase energy expenditure, suggesting that special attention should be given to the use of mobility devices in this population.

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Have one to sell? We found that WHR was significantly higher while walking with a cane than without a cane. Of the many types of canes available, wooden and adjustable aluminum canes are among the most widely used.

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Several authors have reported that canes used for weight-bearing ambulation lead to greater energy expenditure, but none of these studies were carried out on patients with knee OA. Treinamento lci marcha com dispositivos auxiliares. See all condition definitions – opens in a new window or tab Back to home page.


Energy expenditure during cane-assisted gait in patients with knee osteoarthritis.

Mean cane length was You can email us your complete shipping address to get a rate. High-or-low technology measurements pfi energy expenditure in clinical gait analysis. See all ctesales has no other items for sale. Int Z Angew Physiol. The effects of assistive devices on the oxygen cost, cardiovascular stress, and perception of nonweight-baering ambulation.

If you have any questions please call Computer Trade Exchange during normal business hours Monday ;ci Friday 9: Mean PCI obtained during walking was 0. We have been in business 24 years and stand behind everything we sell.

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Effect on energy cost and activity intensity in non-weight-bearing ambulation. To compare the energy expenditure in patients with unilateral knee ,ne while walking with canes of different lengths. To our knowledge, pic studies have yet been conducted to determine the effect of cane use on energy expenditure in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Energy speed relation and optimal speed during level walking. We therefore believe that cane length should be taken into account for patients with knee osteoarthritis in order to minimize the increase of energy expenditure during gait.


Make Offer – Loading Further studies are needed for a more precise quantification of the increase in energy expenditure during pfi gait and an assessment of the effectiveness of cane use in relieving pain and improving function in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Based on the criteria of the American College of Rheumatology, 11 most patients Sign in to check out Check out as guest.

Energy expenditure during cane-assisted gait in patients with knee osteoarthritis

In cases of continuous pain or diseases affecting both sides, the use of an ipsilateral cane might be indicated, but these cases should be carefully evaluated in order to identify the most beneficial side for the patient.

No additional import charges at delivery! Nonetheless, this phenomenon probably did not influence our results, as patients were tested in four different situations.