Exercise splint for effective single-finger active hook exercises.

Abstract

EXERCISE SPLINT FOR EFFECTIVE Casting the entire hand is not always necessary SINGLE-FINGER ACTIVE HOOK when treating isolated digital stiffness after injury, EXERCISES especially if the adjacent fingers have maintained full motion. Examples are flexor tendon repair, tenolysis, proximal interphalangeal (PIP) dislocaDebbie Ahearn, MA, OTRIL, CHT tion, proximal phalanx fractures, or other isolated Eugene Hand Therapy digital injuries. The involved digit may be the only Eugene, OR finger that needs the positional exercise splint. The Judy C. Colditz, OTRIL, CHT, FAOTA single digit exercise splint for the active hook HandLab position blocks the MP joint in hyperextension

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@article{Ahearn2005ExerciseSF, title={Exercise splint for effective single-finger active hook exercises.}, author={Debbie Ahearn and Judy C Colditz}, journal={Journal of hand therapy : official journal of the American Society of Hand Therapists}, year={2005}, volume={18 3}, pages={372-4} }