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A 49-year-old female asked:

could you explain what happens during knee manipulation under general anesthesia?and does it work? what exactly is done?

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Dr. Paul Williams
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Knee manipulation: Generally the surgeon moves the knee through its normal range of motion and through any restrictions while the patient is asleep and not able to resist (due to pain). If there are adhesions or scar tissue - this motion can help increase joint mobility. Post operatively it can be uncomfortable.

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