Early controlled active mobilization with dynamic splintage for treatment of extensor tendon injuries.

@article{Hung1990EarlyCA,
  title={Early controlled active mobilization with dynamic splintage for treatment of extensor tendon injuries.},
  author={Leung Kim Hung and Annie Waifong Chan and James Chang and Ada Tsang and Ping-chung Leung},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={1990},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={
          251-7
        }
}
Early controlled active mobilization with a dynamic splint for treatment of repaired extensor tendon injuries was studied prospectively. Postoperative dynamic splintage started on the third postoperative day and involved elastic band extension and active flexion of the digits. Mobilization of the digits within the splint was done immediately under supervision. Range of motion was stepped up progressively and splintage was stopped after 5 to 6 weeks. Thirty-eight patients with 48 digits were… CONTINUE READING
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