The use of joint mobilization to improve clinical outcomes in hand therapy: a systematic review of the literature.

@article{Heiser2013TheUO,
  title={The use of joint mobilization to improve clinical outcomes in hand therapy: a systematic review of the literature.},
  author={Rick Heiser and Virginia H. O'Brien and Deborah A. Schwartz},
  journal={Journal of hand therapy : official journal of the American Society of Hand Therapists},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={
          297-311; quiz 311
        }
}
STUDY DESIGN Systematic review. INTRODUCTION Joint mobilizations are used as an intervention for improving range of motion, decreasing pain and ultimately improving function in patients with a wide variety of upper extremity diagnoses. However, there are only a limited number of studies describing this treatment for conditions affecting the elbow, wrist, and hand. Furthermore, it is unclear as to the most effective joint mobilization technique utilized and the most beneficial functional… CONTINUE READING
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