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Rehabilitation after surgery for Dupuytren's Contracture

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

Primary Aim of the Review

To assess the effectiveness and safety of rehabilitation interventions following surgical release of Dupuytren's contracture.

Key Question

What post operative rehabilitation interventions are effective and safe for maintaining corrections achieved following surgical release of Dupuytren's contracture?

Sub question 1 (primary outcomes)

What post-operative rehabilitation interventions are effective for improving and maintaining function, reducing pain, achieving maximum range of movement and reducing adverse effects

Sub question 2 (secondary outcomes)

What post-operative rehabilitation interventions are effective for improving grip and pinch grip strength and improving quality of life.