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What is an open procedure in which the jt capsule is incised and jt structures are exposed?
soft tissue repair and reconstruction
What is an arthroscopy?
several small incisions into the skin, muscle, and jt capsule for insertion of an endoscope into the jt
*most minimally invasive
minimal disturbance of the soft tissue
When do muscle repairs occur?
48-72 hrs after the injury
immobilization, m. setting, AROM after immob. removed, usually WBing restictions
low intensity within pain-free range
What is he removal of the synovium (jt lining), done open or with a scope?
chronic inflammation of the jt
What is an osteotomy?
surgical cutting or realignment of bone
severe arthritis, severe pain/deformity
immob. internally, externally or both
if casted-AROM jts above or below
What is a surgical fusion of jt with pins, nails, plates, etc?
severe jt pain or instability
What is an arthroplasty?
reconstructive jt procedure with or without jt implant
typically a jt replacement (THR, TKR)
partial or total
cement or bio-ingrowth for younger
What repairs defects in hyaline?
articular cartilage implantation
grown then implanted
rehab is slow
early PROM, protected WBing