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Contractures

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by Badash M

(Contracture Deformity)

 

Risk Factors

Factors that may increase your risk of contractures include:
 

RESOURCES

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
http://www.aapmr.org

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
http://www.niams.nih.gov

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
http://www.ccohs.ca

Orthogate
http://www.orthogate.org

 

References


Fergusson D, Hutton B, et al. The epidemiology of major joint contractures: a systematic review of the literature. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. 2007:456:22-299.


Huckstep RL. Management of neglected joint contractures. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. 456:58-64, 2007 Mar.

 

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