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The following three questions relate to this scenario: Mr Smith, a 38 year old mechanic presents to your clinic with pain in the lateral knee region. He has recently returned to a highly active role at work after spending many years in an administration role.

1. As part of your assessment you examine the “screw home mechanism”. Describe the “screw home mechanism” and name one muscle and one joint critical to the normal functioning of this mechanism. List two treatment techniques that you could use to restore a malfunctioning “screw home mechanism.”

2. List three (3) features of the knee joint complex that promote stability and indicate, in relation to the types of examination skills that you have learnt this semester, the specific techniques that you could use to assess these structures contributing to stability.

3. As part of your assessment, you discover that Mr Smith has pronated feet. Describe this postural deviation in terms of the joints of the foot.

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