Abnormal bone growth is often related to soft tissue dysfunction. Contracture, or shortened tissue, usually applies increased physical force to the bone. This results in an abnormal growth of bone material to adjust to the increased pulling force on the bone surface. In addition, shortening of the soft tissues, adhesions, scars, and blockage cause changes in the biochemical environment, and this type of biophysical and biochemical abnormality leads to abnormal growth of bone tissue.
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