AAOS 2016: Botox effective in treating flexion contractures post TKA
Botox to Treat Flexion Contracture After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Double-Blinded RCT
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15 routine patients who developed flexion contracture following total knee arthroplasty were included in this study. Patients were randomized to receive injections of either Botulinum toxin A (Botox) or saline in order to determine the efficacy of Botox in treating flexion contractures in this setting. The study found that the Botox group reported significantly greater improvements in extension ca...
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