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Vol:73 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13810
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

Comparison of Rehabilitation Interventions in Nonoperatively Treated Distal Radius Fractures

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OrthoEvidence. Comparison of Rehabilitation Interventions in Nonoperatively Treated Distal Radius Fractures. ACE Report. 2021;73(1):1. Available from:

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Comparison of rehabilitation interventions in nonoperatively treated distal radius fractures: a randomized controlled trial of effectiveness

Bone Joint J. 2021 Jun;103-B(6): 1033-1039.

Contributing Authors:
T Coughlin AR Norrish BE Scammell PA Matthews J Nightingale BJ Ollivere

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One hundred and twenty patients with non-operatively treated distal radius fractures were randomized to receive 6 weeks of rehabilitation therapy delivered via an advice leaflet (n=40), advice video (n=40), or face-to-face therapy (n=40). The primary outcome of interest was the Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) score at 6 weeks. Secondary outcomes of interest included the DASH work s...

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