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Lower Limb Biomechanics

Lower Limb Biomechanics There are several conditions around the knee and shin which are related to lower limb biomechanics: Anterior Knee pain Overpronation/flat feet causes the arch to drop and the knee to rotate inwards. This puts abnormal forces through the patella (kneecap) and causes irritation and inflammation at the surface. As a result of long term pain, the quadriceps muscles may waste, producing further irritation and altered biomechanics. Iliotibial band syndrome Pain on the outside of the knee, caused by abnormal friction and rubbing of ... Read more