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  • ankylosis
  • With more extensive ossification, severe limitation of motion and ankylosis occurs in about 3% of all spinal cord injury patients (Wharton and Morgan, 1970). (springer.com)
  • Physical therapy interventions are aimed at maintaining joint mobility but are controversial in HO prevention and treatment, as various studies have shown that passive stretching has been associated with progression of ossification, eventually leading to complete ankylosis. (eplasty.com)