"Weight-Bearing" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The physical state of supporting an applied load. This often refers to the weight-bearing bones or joints that support the body's weight, especially those in the spine, hip, knee, and foot.
- Weight Bearing
- Load Bearing
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Weight-Bearing".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Weight-Bearing".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Weight-Bearing" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Weight-Bearing" was a major or minor topic of these publication.