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Mary I. Fisher, PT, PhD, OCS; Terri Glenn, PT, PhD
Historically, joint space has been determined via x-ray; ultrasound has been suggested as a better choice since it involves no radiation. Documenting joint space is clinically important to determine the degree of degenerative progression associated with osteoarthritis and aging. Reliability of the use diagnostic ultrasound to measure weight-bearing knee joint space has not been investigated.
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Adkins, Colton; Hart, Patrick; Hinton, Jacob; and Nelson, Alicia, "Inter-rater Reliability of Weight Bearing Knee Joint Space Measurements Obtained with Diagnostic Ultrasound" (2016). University of Dayton Doctor of Physical Therapy Annual Research Symposium. 25.