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Test for Distal Radial Ulnar Joint of the Wrist

April 3, 2024

Ballottment Test for Wrist DRUJ Reliability and Validity Analysis of the Distal Radioulnar Joint Ballottement Test Nagashima, M., Omokawa, S., Hasegawa, H., Nakanishi, Y., Kawamura, K., & Tanaka, Y. (2024). Reliability and validity analysis of…

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Shoulder Pain: The Effectiveness of Conservative Treatment

March 9, 2024

Reference:  Steuri, R., Sattelmayer, M., Elsig, S., Kolly, C., Tal, A., Taeymans, J., & Hilfiker, R. (2017). Effectiveness of conservative interventions including exercise, manual therapy and medical management in adults with shoulder impingement: a systematic…

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The Use of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation with Upper Extremity Paralysis

January 17, 2024

The Use of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation with Upper Extremity Paralysis By: Mikayla Murphy Martin, R., Johnston, K., & Sadowsky, C. (2012). Neuromuscular electrical stimulation–assisted grasp training and restoration of function in the tetraplegic hand: A…

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Stretching After Stroke for Spasticity

November 4, 2023

Rapid Review By: Mikayla Murphy Kerr, L., Jewell, V. D., & Jensen, L. (2020). Stretching and splinting interventions for post stroke spasticity, hand function, and functional tasks: A systematic review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy,…

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Which orthosis design is better for zone 5-6 extensor tendon injuries, a relative motion orthosis compared to a dynamic extension orthosis?

June 18, 2023

M. Buhler, ˝ D. Gwynne-Jones, M. Chin et al., (2023) Are the outcomes of relative motion extension orthoses noninferior and cost-effective compared with dynamic extension orthoses for management of zones V-VI finger extensor tendon repairs:…

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