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Vol:221 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14451
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

Effectiveness of Manual Therapy in Patients with Distal Radius Fractures

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OrthoEvidence. Effectiveness of Manual Therapy in Patients with Distal Radius Fractures. ACE Report. 2022;221(1):1. Available from:

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

Effectiveness of manual therapy in patients with distal radius fracture: a systematic review and meta-analysis

J Man Manip Ther. 2022 Feb;30(1): 33-45.

Contributing Authors:
GutiérrezEspinoza Héctor ArayaQuintanilla Felipe OlguínHuerta Cristian ValenzuelaFuenzalida Juan GutiérrezMonclus Rodrigo MoncadaRamírez Victoria

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A total of 8 studies with 355 distal radius fracture patients were included in this systematic review and meta-analysis investigating the effectiveness of manual therapy for the improvement of wrist function. Outcomes of interest included range of motion, wrist function scores, grip strength, and edema volume. The addition of joint mobilization to supervised physiotherapy was found to result in no...

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