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arthrofibrosis

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.

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...

Frustration

Sep 16, 2012 - Comments: 0

I am quite frustrated because I have been having so much trouble rehabbing my knee after the release of my scar tissue last year. I know I am still quite weak, but it just kills me that I am still in pain after almost a year out from the surgery. I can bend, but I still get stiffness and stabbing pains under the patella. Dr. Noyes said we could wait 5-10...

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  This talk is about putting knee anatomy into context. Although it is very easy nowadays to find i...
Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 12:29pm
In patients who suffer from recurrent dislocation of the kneecap (patella) a common contributing fa...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 9:58am
There is a revealing discussion on the KNEEguru bulletin board about how having a bad knee problem...
Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 1:34am
Some unfortunate knee patients find their progress with rehabilitation frustrated by issues related...
Friday, January 17, 2014 - 9:01pm
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:37am
In patients who suffer from recurrent dislocation of the kneecap (patella) a common contributing factor is...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 9:58am
This has seemed like a long process to get to where I am and unfortunately feel I still have a long way to...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 1:19am
There is a revealing discussion on the KNEEguru bulletin board about how having a bad knee problem can put a...
Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 1:34am
The back of the knee is called the 'popliteal' region of the knee. The depression in the middle of...
Sunday, June 29, 2008 - 9:43am
The significant feature of arthrofibrosis is that the scarring within the knee joint prevents it fr...
Monday, March 3, 2008 - 8:43pm
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Thursday, March 20, 2008 - 3:04pm
All the well-recognised exercises and stretches for full knee rehabilitation, with photographs and...
Wednesday, March 26, 2008 - 7:38pm

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