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Offline CourageandHope

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what is scar tissue??
« on: September 18, 2005, 07:17:21 PM »
I havent been able to bend my knee past 40 degrees....i started physio on july 22....and this is as far as ive got!!! it just wont go for osme reason..someone mentioned that perhaps its beause i have scar tissue build-up...but what is taht exactly??
I also have a screw nad wire in my kneecap holding it together..i smashed it pretty bad...anyone help me?? im lost!
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Offline Ronxski

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Re: what is scar tissue??
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2005, 02:34:32 AM »
Here is the link to explain it to you on this website.. http://www.kneeguru.co.uk/dictionary/doku.php/a/arthrofibrosis

 sorry you are going through all that you are . Hope you get relief soon.
If you do a member search also there is a gal called  HeatherM that is very up on scar tissue . you can read her posts. Best Wishes , Ron
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