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Knee Stiffness
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posted 2/10/2012
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I was wondering if anyone has experienced chronic conditions affecting knee flexion....(bending of knee)..My TKR left me with arthrofibrosis and also with 90 flexion and this prevents effective and enjoyable cycling.

I know enough about this condition but was looking for a cyclist's view...has anyone had chronic knee stiffness and attempted to keep riding? I would appreciate some advice if. Thanks.

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posted 2/10/2012
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Using short cranks comes to mind.

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Try Knee Savers>They Work 4 me

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posted 2/10/2012
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Kneesavers if you need the pedal further from the frame.

I was thinking about the www.rowbike.com/ , but it does seem to need some knee bending.

www.rowbike.com/Testimonials/rehabtherapy.htm
The second story is a guy using a row bike after having both knees replaced.

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posted 2/10/2012
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You could have a look here: sheldonbrown.com/pain.html#knees

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posted 2/11/2012
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My right knee is usually stiff early in the season but it goes away as i get better at spinning the pedals instead of mashing, usually takes a month or so.
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