Proprioception After Soft Tissue Regenerative Treatment

Chapter

Abstract

Proprioception is defined as the perception of joints and extremities provided by the neural inputs through receptors found in joints and surrounding tissues. In general, proprioception is achieved by afferent stimuli coming from receptors found in joint capsule, muscles, tendons, ligaments, other intra-articular structures, and skin. The important role of the soft tissue is discussed in details in this chapter.

Keywords

Kinesthesia Joint position sense Surgery 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Faculty of MedicineIstanbul Medipol UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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