presented by Kathy Martin
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Kathy Martin, PT, DHSc
Dr. Martin received a BA in Athletic Training from Purdue University in 1987, an MS in Physical Therapy from the University of Indianapolis in 1990, and a Doctor of Health Science from the University of Indianapolis in 2003. She joined the faculty of the Krannert School of Physical Therapy at the University of Indianapolis in 2000,…Read full bio
1. Typical Development of the Lower Extremity Skeleton
This chapter will review the typical changes in the femur and the tibia/fibula that occur with growth. This will include a review of femoral and tibial torsion along with the time frames when hip antetorsion, genu valgum or varum, and in-toeing is developmentally appropriate.
2. Screening for Rotational Deformities in Young Children
This chapter will demonstrate simple screening techniques to evaluate for rotational abnormalities in young children. Normative values will be presented for each screening technique along with suggestions for criteria for referral to a pediatric orthopedic surgeon.