How are flexion contractures managed in patients with pressure injuries (pressure ulcers)?

Updated: Mar 26, 2020
  • Author: Christian N Kirman, MD; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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Release of flexion contractures resulting from spasticity may assist with positioning problems, and amputation may be necessary for a nonhealing wound in a patient who is not a candidate for reconstructive surgery.


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