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© 2016This article outlines concepts of mechanics used in orthopaedics. These concepts are then demonstrated (assuming only a basic understanding of physics) with relevance to the hip, knee, ankle and foot and used to explain some common conditions. Some equations are used in this article for completeness; they are not essential to understanding the core principles.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.mpsur.2016.06.007

Type

Journal article

Journal

Surgery (United Kingdom)

Publication Date

01/09/2016

Volume

34

Pages

427 - 435