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Leg Injuries and Disorders

  • By: Elizabeth R. Purdy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Because the legs bear the entire weight of the body, their bones, blood vessels, muscles, and ligaments are often prone to injuries such as sprains, strains, tears, dislocations, and fractures and to a number of disorders that may be present at ...

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