NEW MD AD & Heel Lifts (Mar 2011 6 per page)

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1 Femur Head Height Misalignments 9 7 0 m m 9 7 0 m m • Leg length equal –1000 mm each • No pelvic misalignments • FHL level 9 7 8 m m 9 6 2 m m • Leg length equal –1000 mm each • Pelvic misalignments –R Ilium, PI –L Ilium, AS • FHL low on R 9 5 6 m m 9 7 0 m m • Leg length unequal –988 mm R –1000 mm L No pelvic misalignments • FHL low on R 9 7 8 m m 9 4 6 m m • Leg length unequal –988 mm R –1000 mm L • Pelvic misalignments –R ilium, PI –L ilium, AS • FHL very low on R Normal Pelvis
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Distortion For every 5 mm of measured pelvic misalignment, 2 mm of femur head height distortion occurs. •R Ilium AS 5 •FHL raised 2 mm on R •R Ilium IN 5 •FHL raised 2 mm on R •R Ilium PI 5 •FHL lowered 2 mm on R •R Ilium EX 5 •FHL lowered 2 mm on R MD determination • Align parallel with bottom of film (or gridlines) • Roll to higher femur head and scribe 2-3 inch line over lower femur head • Measure distance, record; e.g. 7.0 MD place on same side
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