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ACE Report #7784
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

Assessing the immediate effect of wrist extension exercise on grip strength after DRF

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Immediate effects of repetitive wrist extension on grip strength in patients with distal radial fracture

Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 May;96(5):862-8.

Contributing Authors: M Mitsukane N Sekiya S Himei K Oyama

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28 patients who had suffered a distal radial fracture (DRFs) and were undergoing occupational therapy were randomized to either perform a 6-minute repetitive wrist extension exercise protocol, or to a rest period of the same length. The purpose of this study was to assess the immediate effect of the intervention protocol on grip strength and visual analogue scale (VAS) pain scores. Results demonst...

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