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Hand therapy following elbow release for passive elbow flexion and long head of the triceps transfer for active elbow flexion in children with amyoplasia.

By Lake AL, Oishi SN Hand therapy following elbow release for passive elbow flexion and long head of the triceps transfer for active elbow flexion in children with amyoplasia. J Hand Ther. 2014 Oct 18; Authors: Lake AL, Oishi SN Abstract Children born with the Amyoplasia form of arthrogryposis multiplex …

Therapeutic application of electrical stimulation and constraint induced movement therapy in perinatal brachial plexus injury: A case report.

By Berggren J, Baker LL Related Articles Therapeutic application of electrical stimulation and constraint induced movement therapy in perinatal brachial plexus injury: A case report. J Hand Ther. 2014 Dec 17; Authors: Berggren J, Baker LL Abstract Infants and children with perinatal brachial plexus injury (PBPI) have motion limitations in …

Upper extremity function: What’s posture got to do with it?

By Harbourne R, Kamm K Upper extremity function: What’s posture got to do with it? J Hand Ther. 2015 Jan 28; Authors: Harbourne R, Kamm K Abstract This perspective paper reviews the linkage between developing postural control and upper extremity function. We suggest updated principles for guiding clinical practice, based …

Common medial elbow injuries in the adolescent athlete.

By Leahy I, Schorpion M, Ganley T Common medial elbow injuries in the adolescent athlete. J Hand Ther. 2015 Jan 16; Authors: Leahy I, Schorpion M, Ganley T Abstract Recently there has been increased year-round sports participation among children and adolescents with limited to no rest periods. This has led …