Incidence of tibial torsion among tailors

Published: 24 April 2023| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/rm6h6274b7.1
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Torsion is defined as the rotation of a portion of a bone along its longitudinal axis so that its upper and lower ends are not in the same plane. The lower extremities' shank section's alignment in an axial or transverse plane is referred to as tibial torsion. Aim of the study is to find out the prevalence rate of tibial torsion among tailors who use half-shuttle machines. For measuring tibial torsion angle goniometer was used and we found that external tibial torsion was more common than internal tibial torsion. According to the findings it was also found that it is more common in shop based tailors as compare to home based as they work continuous for long hours.


Steps to reproduce

Tibial torsion is biomechanical fault . For the clinical method, the subject lay prone with the knee flexed to 900 and the ankle in a neutral position. Tibial torsion is measured as the angle between the transmalleolar axis and tibiofemoral axis . If angle is range between 19 degree to 21 degree is normal but if it is more than this range than it is consider to be external tibial torsion if less than internal tibial torsion. Result was analyzed by using SPSS version 26.0.


Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation


Muscle Hypertrophy, Torsional Analysis, Biomechanics of Gait