Physiotherapy for prevention and treatment of chronic hemophilic synovitis.

  • B M Buzzard
  • Published 1997 in Clinical orthopaedics and related research

Abstract

Hemophilia is a hereditary lifelong bleeding disorder affecting males. The nature of the condition predisposes the person to bleed intraarticularly and intermuscularly. Without intervention with replacement factor therapy and physiotherapy, the consequences can lead to chronic synovitis and severe joint hemarthropathy. Physiotherapeutic interventions are… (More)

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