Contracture sentence example
The most common problem is internal rotation contracture (permanent muscle contraction) of the shoulder.
The contracted state, instead of rapidly subsiding after discontinuance of the stimulus, slowly and only partially wears off, the muscle remaining in a condition of physiological "contracture."
We make hand & elbow splints to prevent contracture.
The rolls are not designed for use with people who have significant contracture or deformity.
Such a reduction in the range of movement is called a contracture.Advertisement
Their recommendations are - Soft tissue contracture around patella and fat pad - Start serial lateral X-rays to follow patellar height.
Always examine for an Achilles tendon contracture, which is often present in patients with plantar fascitis.
Physical therapy is used to preserve range of motion and minimize deformity caused by muscle shortening, or contracture.
The severity of spasticity ranges from slight muscle stiffness to spasms that come and go, to permanent contracture.
Spasticity-induced contracture can be treated with medications.Advertisement
If muscle contractures are not treated, fixed contracture can occur, leaving the muscle permanently shortened.
Orthopedic surgery for spasticity may be performed to correct a contracture.
During contracture release surgery, the tendon of a contractured muscle is cut, the joint is repositioned to a more normal angle, and a cast is applied.
Other orthopedic surgeries that may accompany contracture release surgery include osteotomy, in which a small wedge is removed from a bone to allow repositioning.
A contracture is shortening of a muscle, aided sometimes by a weak-opposing force from a neighboring muscle.Advertisement
Nerve damage may lead to a prolonged or permanent muscle shortening called contracture.
Contracture of the calf muscles may cause foot-drop, leading to frequent tripping over curbs or rough spots.
Orthopedic surgery may be performed to correct a contracture.
During contracture release surgery, the tendon of a contractured muscle is cut, the joint repositioned to a more normal angle, and a cast is applied.