Factors affecting orthosis adherence after acute traumatic hand tendon repairs: A prospective cohort study.


Savaş S., Aydoğan Ç.

Journal of hand therapy : official journal of the American Society of Hand Therapists, vol.35, pp.32-40, 2022 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jht.2020.10.005
  • Journal Name: Journal of hand therapy : official journal of the American Society of Hand Therapists
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, Agricultural & Environmental Science Database, Biotechnology Research Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.32-40
  • Keywords: Patient adherence, Injuries, Hand, Tendons, Orthosis, THERMOPLASTIC SPLINTS, EARLY-STAGE, INJURIES, REHABILITATION, STRESS, INVENTORY, DISTRESS, EXERCISE, THERAPY, WEAR

Abstract

Introduction: Custom-made orthoses are used to prevent contractures and reinjury of tissues such as tendon rupture after traumatic tendon repairs. Despite their wide usage in hand rehabilitation, orthosis adherence is usually an overlooked problem.