Insufflation is a technique to distend the space within the knee capsule in order to break down early adhesions and restore range of motion.

capsular insufflation, capsular distension
Q&A-style article all about arthrofibrosis.


The Role of Capsular Distention in the Arthroscopic Management of Arthrofibrosis of the Knee: A Technical Consideration. Millett PJ and Steadman JR. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, Vol 17, No 7 (September), 2001.

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eBook on patellar mobilisations

eBook - How to perform Patellar Mobilisations

Practical illustrated guide to preventing and breaking down knee adhesions around the patella.