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con·tin·u·ous pas·sive mo·tion (CPM),

a technique in which a joint, usually the knee, is moved constantly through a variable range of motion to prevent stiffness and to increase the range of motion; most often accomplished using a motorized device specifically designed for this purpose.

continuous passive motion

n.
A technique in which a joint, usually the knee, is moved constantly in a mechanical splint to prevent stiffness and to increase the range of motion.

con·tin·u·ous pas·sive mo·tion

(kŏn-tinyū-ŭs pasiv mōshŭn)
Technique in which a joint, usually the knee, is moved constantly through a variable range of motion to prevent stiffness and to increase the range of motion; most often accomplished using a motorized device specifically designed also to relieve pain after surgery or injury to major joints of upper and lower extremities.
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The effects of immediate continuous passive motion on pain during the inflammatory phase of soft tissue healing following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Effectiveness of prolonged use of continuous passive motion (CPM), as an adjunct to physiotherapy, after total knee arthroplasty.
Denis M, Moffet H, Caron F, Ouellet D, Paquet J and Nolet L (2006): Effectiveness of continuous passive motion and conventional physical therapy after total knee arthroplasty: A randomised clinical trial.
week Cold/Cry-cuff/elevation + + + Antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs + + + Continuous Passive Motion + + + Patellar Mobilization + + + Ankle movements + + + Straight Leg Raising + + + Hamstring Sets + + + isometric Exercises + + + Electrical Stimulation + + + Electromyographic biofeedback + + + Body weight supported treadmill - + + Sliding on wall - + + Cycling with low resistance and speed - - - Hip thera exercises - + + CKC exercises while sitting - - + Pool - - + Releasing the brace - - - Stopping parachute + + + CKC exercises with cinetron - - - Leaving the brace - - - Stabilometer exercise and test - - - with KAT 2000 stabilometry Cybex test - - - Mild Trainings - - - Running (Tartan Pist) - - - PROTOCOL 4.
These considerations yielded the idea of conceiving pneumatic muscle actuated isokinetic equipment for the continuous passive motion of bearing joints, at a final cost below the current offers available on the market place.
During the first 24 hours postoperatively, a continuous passive motion machine was applied, with the range of motion set at levels tolerated well by the patient.
Tenders are invited for Knee Continuous Passive Motion Machine
"Robbie has wear a CPM (Continual Passive Movement) machine for up to hours a day which provides a continuous passive motion on the left side of his hip," explained Connelly.
Early motion can be achieved by physical therapy or with a continuous passive motion device.
Nonoperative measures that can help increase elbow ROM include physical therapy, splinting, and continuous passive motion (CPM).
Tenders invited for Knee continuous passive motion machine
Continuous passive motion (CPM) machine (these supplies are only rented)

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