Ruptured flexor tendon tenorrhaphies in zone II: repair and rehabilitation.

Seven patients with ruptured flexor tenorrhaphies in zone II had surgical repair of the rupture and completed a second rehabilitation program of active flexion and extension exercises identical to that prescribed after the primary repair. The period between the primary repair and the rupture ranged from 14 to 72 days, with an average of 38 days. The period… CONTINUE READING