Journal article

Targeted sensorimotor retraining in the clinical setting: Improving patient outcomes following distal upper extremity injury.

Zoe Milner, Marlena Klaic, Toni Withiel, Hayley O'Sullivan

J Hand Ther | Elsevier BV | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Existing theoretical evidence indicates sensorimotor retraining is beneficial following wrist injury. However, there are no large cohort studies applying the knowledge in a clinical setting. PURPOSE OF THE STUDY: To Determine the clinical benefits of sensorimotor rehabilitation following distal upper extremity injury. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. METHODS: A sensorimotor rehabilitation program was evaluated following distal upper extremity injury. A battery of clinical and patient-rated outcome measures (PROM) were taken before and after group completion. RESULTS: Ninety-three patients, 49 males (53%) and 44 females (47%), completed the program. There were statistically..

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