Influences of the protected passive mobilization interval on flexor tendon healing. A prospective randomized clinical study.

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A prospective multicenter clinical study was carried out to determine whether improved tendon gliding could be achieved with greater durations of daily passive-motion rehabilitation after flexor tendon repair. Fifty-one patients were placed randomly into two controlled passive-motion protocols. Group 1 patients received greater intervals of passive-motion… (More)

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@article{Gelberman1991InfluencesOT, title={Influences of the protected passive mobilization interval on flexor tendon healing. A prospective randomized clinical study.}, author={Richard H. Gelberman and James A. Nunley and Arthur Lee Osterman and Thomas Breen and Mary P Dimick and Savio L-Y Woo}, journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research}, year={1991}, volume={264}, pages={189-96} }