Dynamic knee valgus – is it real, and is it a problem?
Lower extremity valgus, also referred to as knee valgus in other literature, is a combination of hip adduction and internal rotation, knee abduction and internal rotation of the tibia. Excessive lower extremity valgus during dynamic activities (e.g. landing, running) has been linked with the development of lower extremity injuries such as patellofemoral pain and anterior cruciate…
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