Wrist extension while fingers extended recorded as 12 degrees.
Wrist extension while fingers flexed recorded as 51 degrees, a difference of 41 degrees.
Another example while measuring the elbow extension with wrist neutral or flexion gives around 15 - 20 degrees of variation in reading when compared to wrist in flexion.
Fasciitis or skin cGVHD often includes multi-joint level involvement and hence the use of traditional splints for managing hand cGVHD appears to be extraneous .Here we present an innovative splinting technique that takes into account the fascia interconnection for the hand and forearm.
This project was Lead by Jaleel Mohammed (PT, MSc) & Miss Elaf Moh. Al-Shaer (OTR/L,CHE, CKTP, LSVTP), Senior Occupational Therapist, KFSH&RC, Riyadh, KSA
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