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Rehabilitation after Knee Injuries - Importance of Pain Relief

  • E. Eriksson
  • I. Arvidsson
Conference paper

Abstract

The rapid development of quadriceps atrophy observed following knee surgery is well-known to physicians and physiotherapists. One explanation for this could be that postoperative pain makes it impossible to maintain any training.

Keywords

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Postoperative Pain Maximal Voluntary Contraction Quadriceps Muscle Knee Injury 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Eriksson
    • 1
  • I. Arvidsson
    • 1
  1. 1.Trauma Section, Department of SurgeryKarolinska HospitalStockholmSweden

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