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ba0007p181 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Walking quality of children with healed Perthes disease

Jamil Kamal , Fuller Joel , Li Jamie , Bucknell Michael , McKay Marney , Baldwin Jennifer , Burns Joshua , Munns Craig , Pacey Verity

Objectives: Children with Perthes disease may present with altered walking patterns even at the healed stage of the disease. The aim of the study was to assess the walking endurance, fatiguability and gait changes of children with healed Perthes disease, and to determine if walking endurance is associated with hip function and quality of life.Methods: Fifty-one children (38 males) aged 8–16 years with >3 years post-diagnosis of Perthes disease c...