unstable joint

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A joint in which there is abnormal movement and which is unable to support normal loads. A joint may become unstable because ligaments are ruptured or congenitally very lax, or because muscles that normally support the joint are malfunctioning.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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