Sensible manual muscle strength testing to evaluate and monitor strength of the intrinsic muscles of the hand: a commentary.

@article{Brandsma2001SensibleMM,
  title={Sensible manual muscle strength testing to evaluate and monitor strength of the intrinsic muscles of the hand: a commentary.},
  author={Jittie Brandsma and Ton A. R. Schreuders},
  journal={Journal of hand therapy : official journal of the American Society of Hand Therapists},
  year={2001},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={273-8}
}
Hand therapists often assess, evaluate, and monitor the status of, and changes in the strength of, the intrinsic muscles of the hand. Some common indications are peripheral and central neuropathies and nerve lacerations and repairs. The therapist will often use a muscle chart that lists all the muscles innervated by the ulnar and median nerves, and all muscles will be tested. Not all muscles in the hand can be sufficiently isolated to grade their strength, nor is it always necessary to test all… CONTINUE READING

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