Teresa L Brininger

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The purpose of the current study was to examine motion enslaving characteristics of multiple fingers during isolated flexion of the distal interphalangeal joints. Because the distal interphalangeal joints are flexed by multiple tendons of the single flexor digitorum profundus, the current experimental design provided a unique advantage to understand(More)
(2014). From the Desk of the Guest Editors—Occupational therapy for servicemember and veteran recovery, resilience, and reintegration: Opportunities for societal contribution and professional transformation. A pproximately 2.6 million members of the all-volunteer Armed Forces have served in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001, and almost half have(More)
This paper describes the findings associated with the ability of an individual to perform the United States Army's Common Soldier Tasks of: "Maintaining an M16-Series Rifle" , "Protect Yourself from Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Injury or Contamination with Mission-Oriented Protective Posture (MOPP) Gear", and "Protect Yourself from(More)
NARRATIVE REVIEW: Patients with focal hand dystonia and upper extremity entrapment neuropathies may present with similar symptoms and risk factors making it difficult to distinguish between the two diagnoses. Evaluating for the presence of neuromuscular findings and abnormal movement patterns can help assist the hand therapist in identifying the presence of(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the dichotomous results for 7 ulnar nerve clinical motor tests (Froment's sign, Wartenberg's sign, finger flexion sign, Jeanne's sign, crossed finger test, Egawa's sign, presence of clinical fasciculations) with motor nerve conduction velocity findings. DESIGN A static group comparison design assessed for differences among dichotomous(More)
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