A comparison of dorsal and volar resting hand splints in the reduction of hypertonus.

@article{McPherson1982ACO,
  title={A comparison of dorsal and volar resting hand splints in the reduction of hypertonus.},
  author={J J McPherson and D Kreimeyer and M Aalderks and Timothy Gallagher},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  year={1982},
  volume={36 10},
  pages={664-70}
}
Ten adults with hypertonic wrist flexors volunteered as subjects in an experiment comparing the effectiveness of dorsal and volar resting hand splints in the reduction of abnormal muscle tone. Subjects were randomly assigned to two groups of five each. Individuals in one group were fitted with dorsal splints, and individuals in a second group with volar splints. Measurements by spring-weighted scales were taken to assess the efficiency of each splint design in the reduction of hypertonus… CONTINUE READING