The “skier’s thumb” is an attack on the internal lateral ligament of the thumb. This usually occurs during a sudden spread of the thumb outwards. In winter sports, this lesion is particularly frequent: during a fall, if the thumb gets stuck in the snow and the rest of the body continues when the thumb gets […]
During a nerve repair, our brains will have to adapt and reorganize in order to regain functional sensitivity. Sensitive reeducation makes it possible to understand, help, and accelerate this phenomenon. A protocol was set up by Brigitta ROSÉN, and her team, from the hand reeducation service of Malmö (Sweden). We have translated and adapted it […]
The Duran and Kleinert protocols no longer show any particular evolution in the management of lesions of the flexor tendons in zone II. Early active mobilization (MAP) is still rarely used in hand therapy centers while current surgical techniques offer sutures with suitable mechanical resistance. The Manchester Short Splint marks a turning point in the […]
Inadequate splinting can lead to extend the duration of the treatment. The colour code has been created to guide the non-specialised confronted with hand or wrist fractures.