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!

Is therapy needed after a distal radius fracture?

July 24, 2021

Coughlin T, Norrish AR, Scammell BE, Matthews PA, Nightingale J, Ollivere BJ. Comparison of rehabilitation interventions in nonoperatively treated distal radius fractures: a randomized controlled trial of effectiveness. Bone Joint J. 2021Jun;103-B(6):1033-1039. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.103B.BJJ-2020-2026.R1.Epub 2021…

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Article Review: Relative Motion for Extensor Tendon Repair zone V-VI? Is a night-time resting hand orthosis beneficial?

July 11, 2021

Hirth, M. J., Hunt, I.,  Briody, K.,  Milner, Z., Sleep, K., Chu, A., Donovan, E. &  O’Brien, L. (2021). Comparison of two relative motion extension orthotic programs following surgical repair of finger extensor tendons in…

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Arthrodesis vs Arthroplasty in Thumb CMC OA

June 27, 2021

Piacenza A, Vittonetto D, Rossello MI, Testa M. Arthrodesis Versus Arthroplasty in Thumb Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis: Impact on Maximal Voluntary Force, Endurance, and Accuracy of Pinch. J Hand Surg Am. 2021 May 24:S0363-5023(21)00199-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2021.03.023. Epub…

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Effectiveness of Conservative Therapy and Splinting for 1st CMC OA

June 13, 2021

Tsehaie, J., Sprekraijse, K., Wouters, R., Slijper, H., Feitz, R., Hovious, S., & Selles, R. (2018). Outcome of a Hand Orthosis and Hand Therapy for Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis in Daily Practice: A Prospective Cohort Study. American…

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The Role of Sensory Re-education After Nerve Injury

May 9, 2021

Priya, B. A. (2012). Effectiveness of Sensory Re-education after Nerve Repair (Median or Ulnar Nerve) at the Wrist Level. Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy, 6(3), 62–68. The Skinny  The human nervous system is…

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