CPM is an abbreviation for 'continuous passive motion'.

 

cpm machine
CPM allows gentle range-of-motion exercise without any stress.

 

 

Can varus malalignment be corrected?

The CPM machine is helpful to prevent early adhesions. It is usually set up post-operatively by a physiotherapist, and the limb is gently and slowly exercised by the system.

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Dr Sheila Strover (Editor)
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