Buddy strapping and aluminum orthoses in PIP joint hyperextension injuries
Management of proximal interphalangeal joint hyperextension injuries: a randomized controlled trialJ Hand Surg Am. 2014 Mar;39(3):449-54
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121 patients (83 children and 38 adults) with a proximal interphalangeal joint hyperextension injury without fracture were randomized to treatment through either buddy strapping with the neighbour finger or an aluminum orthosis which immobilized the joint at 15 degrees flexion, with each applied for one week. The purpose was to determine whether there was a difference in range of motion, edema, pa...
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