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Arthrofibrosis is a condition where excessive scar tissue develops in the knee joint and the mobile soft tissues around the joint, limiting range of movement.

How I gained range of motion after Hivamat treatments

03 May, 2014

Gray Arrant

 

 

by Gray Arrant MBA

My name is Gray Arrant. I have been associated as a member with the bulletin board of...

Arthrofibrosis frustrations - KNEEtalk spotlight #04

17 Jan, 2014

Some unfortunate knee patients find their progress with rehabilitation frustrated by issues related to adhesions and scarring inside the knee cavity. This...

Arthrofibrosis Board on Pinterest

29 Nov, 2013

On Pinterest the KNEEguru is maintaining a Board dedicated to...

arthrofibrosis and imatinib or other tyrosine kinase inhibitors

Jul 22, 2013 - Comments: 1

My partner had a TKA 6 months ago, while already taking a drug called imatinib (brand name Givec or Geevec) for chronic myeloid leukemia. He has very bad...

Patience

Oct 05, 2012 - Comments: 0

I saw my PT yesterday for the first time in 2 months. He sat down with me for 90 minutes, getting a baseline for my strength, pain level, and giving me more tools to use in my rehab. I simply had no clue how much a strength deficit impacts the normal functioning of your knee. I'm not dumb, it's just that for sooo long the emphasis was on the fact that I couldn't bend my leg that I thought getting rid of that scar tissue and...

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Word of the Day

Knock knees, where the knees tend to touch while the feet are apart, are also known as valgus knees.

In children varus knees are quite common, and the child tends to grow out of it. In adults it is more often a result of arthritis.

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