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I've proximal tibia fracture and its been 4 months now I'm trying to bend my knee wid cpm machine I've reached 80° but More than tat it pains a lot y?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Stiffness from cast

I assume you leg was immobilized during the healing of your tibia fracture.
Any joint that is immobilized for any significant length of time (more than 7-10 days) would get stiff. Physical therapy working on motion after the cast or splint/brace is removed should allow knee to regain essentially full functional motion with time (6-12 weeks).

In brief: Stiffness from cast

I assume you leg was immobilized during the healing of your tibia fracture.
Any joint that is immobilized for any significant length of time (more than 7-10 days) would get stiff. Physical therapy working on motion after the cast or splint/brace is removed should allow knee to regain essentially full functional motion with time (6-12 weeks).
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