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Research Article  |   June 1984
Splint Modification for Flexor Tendon Repairs
Author Affiliations
  • Mary Sullivan Lopez, OTR, Captain, Army Medical Specialist Corps, is an occupational therapist at Silas B. Hays Army Community Hospital, Fort Ord, CA 93941
  • Kevin F. Hanley, MD, Major, Medical Corps, is a staff Orthopaedist at Silas B. Hays Army Community Hospital, Fort Ord, CA 93941
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Splinting / Features
Research Article   |   June 1984
Splint Modification for Flexor Tendon Repairs
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, June 1984, Vol. 38, 398-403. doi:10.5014/ajot.38.6.398
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, June 1984, Vol. 38, 398-403. doi:10.5014/ajot.38.6.398
Abstract

A modification of the Kleinert orthosis providing early controlled mobilization following flexor tendon repair is presented in the article. Ongoing evaluations of the efficacy of the splint are described and implications for use in treatment are reviewed.

The views expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not reflect official United States Army or U.S. Department of Defense Policy.