Treating Stiffness After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Technical Note and Preliminary Results
Parag K Jaiswal*, 1, Jonathan R Perera 2, Wasim Khan 3, Sudhir G Rao 4
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2012
Issue: Suppl 2
First Page: 276
Last Page: 280
Publisher Id: TOORTHJ-6-276
Article History:Received Date: 16/12/2011
Revision Received Date: 21/2/2012
Acceptance Date: 1/3/2012
Electronic publication date: 27/7/2012
Collection year: 2012
open-access license: This is an open access article licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
Total Knee Replacement is used to treat pain, stiffness and reduced range of movement. It has been estimated that a minimum of 90 degrees of range of motion in the knee is required for normal activities of daily living. In this article we demonstrate a technical note with a small patient series about the methods of treating knee stiffness after Total Knee Replacement.