Reviews

Get the skinny on the latest research with our journal reviews! Learn about research-guided best practices in a quick and easy format where we only give you the necessary highlights. If you have an article you’d like us to cover, let us know!

K-tape and Cerebral Palsy

February 29, 2020

Allah-Rastii, Z., Shamsoddini, A., Dalvand, H. and Labaf, S. (2017). The effect of kinesio taping on handgrip and active range of motion of hand in children with cerebral palsy. Iranian Journal of Child Neurology, 11(4),…

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Article Review: Best Edema Management Techniques in Hand Therapy

December 22, 2019

Miller, L. K., Jerosch-Herold, C., & Shepstone, L. (2017). Effectiveness of edema management techniques for subacute hand edema: a systematic review. Journal of Hand Therapy, 30(4), 432-446. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jht.2017.05.011  By: Ammie Ingwaldson The Skinny Edema is something…

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Extensor Tendon Repair Protocol (zone 4-7): Immediate Controlled Active Motion (ICAM)

December 8, 2019

Howell, J.W., Merritt, W. H., & Robinson, S. J. (2005). Immediate Controlled Active Motion Following Zone 4–7 Extensor Tendon Repair. Journal of hand therapy: 18, 182-90. The Skinny- For years immobilization was the standard procedure…

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Does Obesity or Smoking change the outcomes for Distal Radius Fractures

November 24, 2019

Hall, Matthew J., Ostergaard, P., Dowlatshahi, A., Harper, C., Earp, B. Rozental, T. (2019). The Impact of Obesity and Smoking on Outcomes After Volar Plate Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures. The Journal of Hand Surgery.…

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A Review on the Conservative Management of Trigger Finger

October 27, 2019

Lunsford, D., Valdes, K., & Hengy, S. (2017). Conservative management of trigger finger: A systematic review. Journal of Hand Therapy, 32(2), 212-221. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jht.2017.10.016 The Skinny The main purpose of the literature review was to determine the…

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