Colored, 1 cm circumference adhesive markers, were placed bilaterally on each participant at the head of the 5th metatarsal, midline of calcaneus above plantar aspect of heel, superior posterior aspect of heel at axis of subtalar joint, midline lower leg 5 cm and 20 cm proximal to lateral malleolus, lateral malleolus, lateral femoral epicondyle, greater trochanter, and posterior superior iliac spine.
What does LM stand for?
LM stands for Lateral Malleolus (ankle)
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- Lagrange Multiplier
- Lambert(s) (unit of luminance)
- Landscape Management (various organizations)
- Language Minority (language learning)
- Language Model (speech recognition)
- Laser Module
- Last Mile (computer networking)
- Lata Mangeshkar (Indian singer)
- Late Minoan (time period)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The goniometer was placed with the center of the fulcrum over the lateral aspect of the lateral malleolus, the proximal arm with the lateral midline of the fibula using the head of the fibula for reference, and the distal arm parallel to the lateral aspect of the fifth metatarsal.
CASE SUMMARY A 25-year-old man, who said he had been an amateur soccer player since age 14, presented with complaints of pain and swelling over the right lateral malleolus.
Ankle dorsiflexion was measured on the photograph using the intersection between a line joining the lateral malleolus and the head of the fibular, and the line of best fit with the sole of the foot.
Three probes were positioned on an imaginary line joining the fibular head and lateral malleolus at one-third (lateral proximal), one-half (lateral middle), and two-thirds (lateral distal) of the distance between those structures.
A 58-year-old man was seen at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India, on August 17, 2001, with two nonhealing, punched-out ulcers near the right lateral malleolus.