International Journal of

PhysiatryISSN: 2572-4215


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4215.1510012

Segmental Muscle Vibration Reduces Knee Contractures in Patients with Transtibial Amputation: 5 Case Reports

Rosanna Izzo, C Razzano, F Porcelli, V Santilli and A Battaglia

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 28, 2017

Objective: To assess the improvement of knee contractures in five patients with transtibial amputation, after treatment with Segmental Muscle Vibration (SMV), added to general physical therapy. Materials and methods: Ten patients, with restrictive knee contractures, were divided in two groups: group A, with 5 patients, received physical therapy and SMV; group B received only physical therapy....

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