# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Physical/Occupational Therapy II Task 813946095

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe the general effects of aging and injury on the structure and function of the lower extremities.

Definition

Description should include
  • arthritis
  • bursitis
  • tendonitis
  • fracture
  • dislocation
  • Legg-Calve-Perthes
  • iliotibial band syndrome
  • hip pointer
  • genu valgum/varum
  • genu recurvatum
  • Osgood-Schlatter disease
  • chondromalacia patella
  • terrible triad
  • shin splints
  • pes cavus
  • pes planus
  • hallux valgus
  • hammer toe
  • mallet toe
  • claw toe
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • turf toe
  • plantar fasciitis

Process/Skill Questions

  • What types of activity can delay and sometimes prevent degeneration of lower extremity structures?
  • How can a sedentary lifestyle affect the lower extremities?
  • What physiological changes might become apparent in the lower extremities as aging takes place?