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Offline Tash_Pitre

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what stops post op knee bending??
« on: November 05, 2004, 04:20:37 PM »
i was wondering after an operation what makes your knee rom limited?? my knee is not too painful ( 10 days post op acl recon) it just feels like its gonna pop and that there is something stoping it.

i cant physiologicaly think of what it can be.

What does it feel like for yous?? Can you answer and feed my curiosity

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Offline AndrewC

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Re: what stops post op knee bending??
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2004, 07:37:07 PM »
swelling and fluid within the actual joint is a primary cause of lack of ROM....
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Re: what stops post op knee bending??
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2004, 10:41:52 PM »
Not really physiologocally, but a big fat knee brace, thats locked and an argry OS.....who threatens to undo everything hes done if I play with the hinges (hence not being given an alun key)....that would stop anyone!

Seriously though I would say inflammation, swelling, pain etc and also theres a psychological element.

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