Kharma C Foucher

Summary

Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preoperative gait adaptations persist one year after surgery in clinically well-functioning total hip replacement patients
    Kharma C Foucher
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Biomech 40:3432-7. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Relative importance of gait vs. joint positioning on hip contact forces after total hip replacement
    Kharma C Foucher
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W Congress Parkway, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Orthop Res 27:1576-82. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Does hip implant positioning affect the peak external adduction moments of the healthy knees of subjects with total hip replacements?
    Kharma C Foucher
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Orthop Res 31:1187-94. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Sagittal plane hip motion reversals during walking are associated with disease severity and poorer function in subjects with hip osteoarthritis
    Kharma C Foucher
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, USA
    J Biomech 45:1360-5. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Contralateral hip and knee gait biomechanics are unchanged by total hip replacement for unilateral hip osteoarthritis
    Kharma C Foucher
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Gait Posture 35:61-5. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Do gait adaptations during stair climbing result in changes in implant forces in subjects with total hip replacements compared to normal subjects?
    Kharma C Foucher
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 23:754-61. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Improvement in knee loading after use of specialized footwear for knee osteoarthritis: results of a six-month pilot investigation
    Najia Shakoor
    Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612 3862, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 65:1282-9. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The relationship of vibratory perception to dynamic joint loading, radiographic severity, and pain in knee osteoarthritis
    Najia Shakoor
    Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612 3862, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 64:181-6. 2012
  9. pmc Asymmetric loading and bone mineral density at the asymptomatic knees of patients with unilateral hip osteoarthritis
    Najia Shakoor
    Section of Rheumatology, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612 3862, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 63:3853-8. 2011
  10. pmc Effects of common footwear on joint loading in osteoarthritis of the knee
    Najia Shakoor
    Section of Rheumatology, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612 4861, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:917-23. 2010

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Preoperative gait adaptations persist one year after surgery in clinically well-functioning total hip replacement patients
    Kharma C Foucher
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Biomech 40:3432-7. 2007
    ..Aggressive muscle strengthening is currently not emphasized after THR surgery. Some THR patients may benefit from more intensive rehabilitation before and after surgery...
  2. doi request reprint Relative importance of gait vs. joint positioning on hip contact forces after total hip replacement
    Kharma C Foucher
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W Congress Parkway, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Orthop Res 27:1576-82. 2009
    ..Results suggest that gait may provide a valuable postoperatively modifiable target to improve hip loads and potentially reduce the risk for implant loosening...
  3. doi request reprint Does hip implant positioning affect the peak external adduction moments of the healthy knees of subjects with total hip replacements?
    Kharma C Foucher
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Orthop Res 31:1187-94. 2013
    ..Although implant positioning decisions are necessarily driven by other factors, it may be appropriate to assess individual THR candidate's knee OA risk and adjust perioperative management accordingly...
  4. doi request reprint Sagittal plane hip motion reversals during walking are associated with disease severity and poorer function in subjects with hip osteoarthritis
    Kharma C Foucher
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, USA
    J Biomech 45:1360-5. 2012
    ..042) after controlling for walking speed. We concluded that sagittal plane motion reversals are indeed associated with OA presence and severity, and with more severe gait abnormalities in subjects with hip OA...
  5. doi request reprint Contralateral hip and knee gait biomechanics are unchanged by total hip replacement for unilateral hip osteoarthritis
    Kharma C Foucher
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Gait Posture 35:61-5. 2012
    ..These results indicate a biomechanical basis for the increased contralateral OA risk after unilateral THR, and suggest that some patients may benefit from strategies to reduce loading on the contralateral limb...
  6. doi request reprint Do gait adaptations during stair climbing result in changes in implant forces in subjects with total hip replacements compared to normal subjects?
    Kharma C Foucher
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 23:754-61. 2008
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  7. doi request reprint Improvement in knee loading after use of specialized footwear for knee osteoarthritis: results of a six-month pilot investigation
    Najia Shakoor
    Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612 3862, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 65:1282-9. 2013
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the effects of 6 months of use of flat, flexible footwear (the mobility shoe) on knee loading in OA...
  8. doi request reprint The relationship of vibratory perception to dynamic joint loading, radiographic severity, and pain in knee osteoarthritis
    Najia Shakoor
    Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612 3862, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 64:181-6. 2012
    ..This study was designed to assess the association of these deficits with dynamic joint loading and their relationship to the structural and symptomatic severity of knee OA...
  9. pmc Asymmetric loading and bone mineral density at the asymptomatic knees of patients with unilateral hip osteoarthritis
    Najia Shakoor
    Section of Rheumatology, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612 3862, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 63:3853-8. 2011
    ..The present study was undertaken to examine patients who had unilateral hip OA but who did not have symptoms of knee OA, in order to detect early asymmetries in knee loading...
  10. pmc Effects of common footwear on joint loading in osteoarthritis of the knee
    Najia Shakoor
    Section of Rheumatology, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612 4861, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:917-23. 2010
    ..Footwear may have the potential to alter these loads. This study compares the effects of several common shoe types on knee loading in subjects with OA of the knee...
  11. pmc A parametric approach to numerical modeling of TKR contact forces
    Hannah J Lundberg
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Biomech 42:541-5. 2009
    ..Ultimately, the parametric model will result in more accurate contact force inputs for total knee simulators, as current inputs are not generally based on kinematics and kinetics inputs from TKR patients...
  12. pmc Direct comparison of measured and calculated total knee replacement force envelopes during walking in the presence of normal and abnormal gait patterns
    Hannah J Lundberg
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Biomech 45:990-6. 2012
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  13. doi request reprint Time course and extent of functional recovery during the first postoperative year after minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty with two different surgical approaches--a randomized controlled trial
    Kharma C Foucher
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Biomech 44:372-8. 2011
    ..346). More work is necessary to determine ways to improve biomechanical outcomes for today's patients with high expectations for function and implant longevity...
  14. ncbi request reprint A new parametric approach for modeling hip forces during gait
    Debra E Hurwitz
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Medical College, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Biomech 36:113-9. 2003
    ..Differences in peak forces between subjects can then be evaluated relative to the uncertainty in not knowing the precise muscle force distributions...
  15. doi request reprint Differences in preferred walking speeds in a gait laboratory compared with the real world after total hip replacement
    Kharma C Foucher
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1390-5. 2010
    ..The secondary objective is to determine whether the relationship between gait laboratory and habitual speeds was affected by recovery time or related to clinical indices...
  16. doi request reprint Biceps activity during windmill softball pitching: injury implications and comparison with overhand throwing
    Idubijes L Rojas
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Sports Med 37:558-65. 2009
    ..Windmill pitching produces high forces and torques at the shoulder and elbow, making the biceps labrum complex susceptible to overuse injury. Little is known about the muscle firing patterns during a windmill pitch...