The results of non-operative management of stiff joints in the hand.

@article{Weeks1978TheRO,
  title={The results of non-operative management of stiff joints in the hand.},
  author={Phillip Weeks and robert. wray and M Kuxhaus},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={1978},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={58-63}
}
We selected 500 patients randomly from a total of 1300 patients seen in our Hand Rehabilitation Center between 1971 and 1975; 212 of the 500 presented with a chief complaint of stiff hand joints. Of the 212 patients treated non-operatively, 173 responded sufficiently to this treatment alone. Of the 789 stiff joints, 686 responded sufficiently to this… CONTINUE READING