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№2' 2008

ORTHOPEDICS

CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE AND DIAGNOSIS OF DIFFERENT LENGTH OF THE LEGS IN PATIENTS WITH MYOFASCIAL PAIN SYNDROMES

A. N. KHVYSIUK, R. A. MALANCHUK

Kharkiv Medical Academy of Post−graduate Education, Kharkiv, Ukraine

The findings of investigation of the causes of pelvis asymmetry in patients with pain in various segments of the musculoskeletal system are presented. The clinical significance of unequal leg length at myofascial pain syndromes is shown. The authors conclude about the necessity of its orthopedic correction.

Key words: myofascial pain syndrome, pelvis asymmetry, unequal leg length.

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