We are a group of occupational and physical therapists with a special interest in the rehabilitation of the upper extremity.
We are dedicated to the enhancement of upper extremity rehabilitation within Canada through the promotion of quality of care, education and information sharing.
Clinical Approach in PIPj Flexion Contracture Conservative Treatment Proximal interphalangeal joint (PIPj) flexion contractures are a common clinical problem seen by hand therapists after various types of injury to the finger. Joint dislocation or subluxation, synovitis or simply joint edema originating from a nearby injury to the hand are some of the causes of PIPj flexion contractures. After trauma... read more (members only)
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