Modified Manual Edema Mobilization Treatment needs fewer sessions
Randomized Clinical Controlled Study Comparing the Effect of Modified Manual Edema Mobilization Treatment with Traditional Edema Technique in Patients with a Fracture of the Distal RadiusJ Hand Ther. 2011 Jul-Sep;24(3):184-93; quiz 194. doi: 10.1016/j.jht.2010.10.009. Epub 2010 Dec 30
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To compare two techniques in reducing edema, 30 patients with subacute hand/arm edema after a distal radius fracture were randomized to either receive modified Manual Edema Mobilization (MEM) approach or traditional edema treatment. After 9 weeks, both treatments had the same results in active range of motion (AROM), pain, and activities of daily living (ADL) and edema reduction. However, MEM need...
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