The Use of Splinting in the Non-Surgical Treatment of De Quervain's Disease: A Review of the Literature

@article{Coldham2006TheUO,
  title={The Use of Splinting in the Non-Surgical Treatment of De Quervain's Disease: A Review of the Literature},
  author={Fiona Coldham},
  journal={Hand Therapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={11},
  pages={48 - 55}
}
  • F. Coldham
  • Published 1 June 2006
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Hand Therapy
Background The application of splinting in the treatment of de Quervain's disease is widespread. However, given its cost and the potential limitation to daily activities, clinicians must be confident of splinting's efficacy before utilising it. Objectives To determine whether there is any clinical evidence to support the use of splinting in the non-surgical treatment of de Quervain's disease. Search Strategy: A search was conducted using the Cochrane clinical trials register (November 2004 of… 

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