Treatment for flexion contracture of the knee during Ilizarov reconstruction of tibia with passive knee extension splint.

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Joint stiffness is one of the complications of limb procedure. It developes as a result of failure of knee flexors to lengthen in tandem with the bone, especially when there is inadequate physical therapy to provide active and passive mobilization of the affected joint. We are reporting four patients who developed fixed flexion contracture of their knees… (More)

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