Distal Radius Fracture Rehab with Tourniquet Improves Pain and Function Following Closed Treatment
Blood Flow Restriction Therapy after Closed Treatment of Distal Radius FracturesJ Wrist Surg. 2019 Aug;8(4):288-294.
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Thirteen patients scheduled for closed reduction for the treatment of a displaced distal radius fracture were randomized to receive a distal radius fracture rehabilitation program with or without the use of a tourniquet for blood flow restriction. The outcomes of interest included pain during rest and activity (measured on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS)), grip strength, pinch strength, the patient re...
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