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A child with cerebral palsy can have surgery done in which the rectus femoris muscle is disconnected from the front of the knee and reattached to the back of the leg. The surgery can improve muscle function and the child’s mobility or it could make the child more likely to lose balance and fall during tripping.

Fred M. Roddy Professor & Co-Director of Center for Musculoskeletal Research Dr. Richard Komistek and Assistant Professor Dr. Jeffrey Reinbolt were honored at the 2015 Chancellor’s Honors Banquet. Komistek received a 2015 Research and Creative Achievement Award. This honor is bestowed to senior faculty in recognition of excellence in research, scholarship, and creative achievement.

KNOXVILLE—The possible detrimental effects on balance following a surgical procedure performed on many children with cerebral palsy is being better […]