Dynamic Analysis of Vibration, Muscle Firing, and Force as a Novel Model for Non-Invasive Assessment of Joint Disruption in the knee: A Multiple Case Report
Daniel B. Hollander1, *, Sanichiro Yoshida2, Uddhab Tiwari2, Amanda Saladino3, Maitram Nguyen1, Benjamin Boudreaux1, Brooklyn Hadley1
1 Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA 70402, USA
2 Department of Chemistry and Physics, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA 70402, USA
3 Department of Computer Science and Industrial Technology,Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA 70402, USA
We present a new method for understanding knee pathology through non-invasive techniques. The combination of electromyography (EMG), vibroarthrographic (VAG), and force analysis in proposed to examine the force transfer between unhealthy and healthy knees. A multiple case report is presented to demonstrate the technique and its potential application for future study. The comparison of four individuals’ knee characteristics will be explained using this innovative methodology.
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