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How might my range of motion be affected by radiation fibrosis?

Radiation fibrosis is a scarring of tissues around the site of exposure to radiation. The presence of the scar tissue can reduce your range of motion. Treatments are being developed to reduce the scar tissue and increase range of motion. Some clinical trials are currently underway for people with radiation fibrosis for whom range of motion is affected.

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How do I care for someone who has restrictive lung disease?
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How is restrictive lung disease caused in children?
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Restrictive lung disease is caused in children by scoliosis or disease.
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What research is being done regarding restrictive lung disease?
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What are some helpful resources regarding restrictive lung disease?
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