Pain Level PT

I am undergoing PT as I recover from a broken right calcaneous (heel). The PT for my foot/ankle is going well. My right knee, however, would not fully straighten. The PT has tried to make it straighten by holding the leg down and trying to press the muscle to the table. This is EXTREMELY painful. Ortho says no fluid/soft tissue damage..only lack of use. Is this approach/pain level unavoidable/recommended??? Thanks in advance for help.

Posted By M. McNewl on August 30, 2009 at 22:17:15:

Anatomically knitted knee support incorporating contoured silicone insert surrounding the patella: The kinetically integrated guide counteracts lateralization of the pattella. During activity the insert not only counteracts patellar malalignment but provides intermittent compression for the reduction of swelling and edema.

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