Manipulation of a valgus knee

Manipulation of a valgus knee

When a knee valgus is present, there is often:

  • compression in the lateral knee compartment
  • retraction of lateral knee soft tissues such as capsule, lateral collateral ligament, tendon of the TFL
  • hypermobility in the medial knee compartment

In these cases the following decoaptation technique can be useful. (CLICK ON THE IMAGE)

 Decoaptation of a valgus knee

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