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International Arthrofibrosis Association

Our aims are to

  • Connect “best practice” evidence-based treatments and recent research with physicians, care providers and patients.

  • Create a movement and a community where we can support and learn from the experiences and insights of each of us.

  • Advocate for arthrofibrosis research and education.

  • Provide scientifically referenced and up to date information about arthrofibrosis to promote better outcomes.

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Become a member

Join the arthrofibrosis movement

Become a member, share your story and join the arthrofibrosis movement. We can help each other and take a stand against arthrofibrosis by shining a light on this devastating and invisible condition by raising awareness about it in our community.

Raise awareness


Showcase your experience of living with arthrofibrosis by sharing your stories. These can be funny, sad, or simply say how AF has impacted your life. An example might be a sped-up video of somebody whose leg doesn’t bend much trying to get into a car, or somebody whose leg won’t go straight walking. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words, and video is even better.

Enable research

By donating

Our aim is to raise $15-20K to conduct a pilot study into the use of a new PET/CT tracer to accurately diagnose arthrofibrosis and directly assess the dynamics of the disease process, since we currently lack the tools to do these things. In addition, we expect the results will allow us to develop the first evidence-based disease grading system based on disease severity and the location of fibrotic tissues, with the aim of providing a means for selecting appropriate treatments.


Our mission is to provide scientifically referenced information about arthrofibrosis to promote better understanding and outcomes.

Become a member, share your story and join the arthrofibrosis movement. We can help each other by sharing information. By shining a light on arthrofibrosis and raising awareness about it in our community we will take a stand against the devastation it causes.


"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does"

William James

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