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

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

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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