Effects of early motion on healing of musculoskeletal tissues.

  title={Effects of early motion on healing of musculoskeletal tissues.},
  author={Joseph A. Buckwalter},
  journal={Hand clinics},
  volume={12 1},
One of the most important advances in the promotion of musculoskeletal healing has come from understanding that treatment of injuries with prolonged rest may delay recovery and adversely affect normal tissues and that controlled early resumption of activity can promote restoration of function. Experimental studies of the past several decades confirm and help explain the deleterious effects of prolonged rest and the beneficial effects of activity on the musculoskeletal tissues. They have shown… CONTINUE READING
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