quad shut down

My wife fractured her knee cap. While lying prone in bed she can't lift her leg. Is this because her quads have shut down to protect her knee? Our daughter said this is a natural protection device of the body. Is this true? What can you do to get the quads to wake up with doing harm to the knee cap as it is healing?

Posted By john mcgowan on April 24, 2007 at 11:03:39:

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