Relative Motion Splint Use for Flexor Tendon Repair Rehabilitation compared to a Dorsal Blocking Splint

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions:
    Injury Of Long Flexor Muscle And Tendon Of Other Finger(s) At Forearm Level
  • Age: Between 18 - 65 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other Inclusion Criteria:
    1. Subjects who are at least 18 years of age
    2. Subjects must have full laceration of the superficialis and/or profundus flexor tendons in one or two adjacent fingers in zone 1, 2 or 3
    3. Subjects who require strong flexor tendon repairs
    4. Subjects who speak English proficiently
    5. Subjects must agree to perform all therapy with NYULOC Certified Hand Therapists

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

    1. Subjects that requires repair of a digital nerve, artery and/or A2 pulley
    2. Subjects who have accompanied complications such as infection that may delay healing
    3. Subjects who have flexor tendon injuries of the thumb
    4. Subjects who have more than 2 fingers that require a repair of lacerated flexor tendons

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