Flexion means 'bending'.
Page updated September 2023 by Dr Sheila Strover (Clinical Editor)
Flexion range of motion
A straight leg is said to be at zero (0) degrees of flexion. A fully flexed knee may reach about 140 degrees of flexion, depending on the muscle/fat bulk of the limb.
- arthrofibrosis, loa
A ski injury with investigative arthroscopy triggered internal scarring (arthrofibrosis) and loss of range of motion in the knee. The discussion focuses on rehabilitation.