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re: septic arthritis - April 2, 2006 11:13:00 PM   


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Is it okay to stretch a knee with septic arthritis?
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Re: re: septic arthritis - June 27, 2006 12:08:00 AM   


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Is it still inflammed? Where is this person in terms of treatment?

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Re: re: septic arthritis - September 4, 2006 1:03:00 PM   

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I would imagine the patient HAD septic arthritis and is either in the hospital being treated, or if you are in the outpatient setting, he/she has been successfully treated.
There is no contraindication except for active septic arthritis with joint which case you clearly would know not to "crunch" through painful ROM. You are not going to "spread" the bacteria.
Treat the patient recovering from septic arthritis like any post surgical treatment...slow and gentle but progressive.


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