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Exercisers, Continuous Passive Motion

Definition : Passive exercisers designed to apply controlled movements (e.g. flexion, extension, rotation) on limb joints without muscular exertion. These exercisers typically consist of an electronically-controlled electromechanism that is attached to the patient limb to provide periodic, rhythmic movements through a range of motion. Continuous passive motion exercisers are intended to prevent joint stiffness; they are used for physical therapy and rehabilitation after illness, trauma, and/or surgical treatment. Dedicated exercisers for the upper limb and lower limbs are available.

Entry Terms : "CPM Machines" , "Continuous Passive Motion Machines" , "Passive Exercisers" , "CPM Units" , "Continuous Passive Motion Units"

UMDC code : 11631


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