Low-profile splinting restricts wrist motion and results in functional disability
Functional disability of the wrist: direct correlation with decreased wrist motionJ Hand Surg Am. 2008 Apr;33(4):485-92.
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42 men and women, above 45 years of age, with normal wrists were randomized to wear both a partially restricted and a highly restricted splint for 24 hours each. This study aimed to compare levels of functional impairment between these splinting techniques. The application of low-profile splinting in restricting the wrist motion demonstrated a direct relationship between the restriction of wrist m...
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