Comparison of tape measure vs lifts to measure leg length difference

Comparison of Lifts Versus Tape Measure in Determining Leg Length Discrepancy Maziar Badii et al The Journal of Rheumatology jrheum.131089 Quote: Objective To evaluate the validity (accuracy) and reliability of 2 commonly used clinical methods, 1 indirect (lifts) and 1 direct (tape measure), for assessment of leg length discrepancy (LLD) in comparison to radiograph. Methods Twenty subjects suspected of having LLD participated in this study. Two clinical methods, 1 direct using a tape measure and 1 indirect using lifts, were standardized and carried out by 4 examiners.

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Comparison of tape measure vs lifts to measure leg length difference

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