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November 2015

Specificity of the minimal clinically important difference of the quick Disabilities of the Arm Shoulder and Hand (QDASH) for distal upper extremity conditions.

By Smith-Forbes EV, Howell DM, Willoughby J, Pitts DG, Uhl TL Specificity of the minimal clinically important difference of the quick Disabilities of the Arm Shoulder and Hand (QDASH) for distal upper extremity conditions. J Hand Ther. 2015 Sep 30; Authors: Smith-Forbes EV, Howell DM, Willoughby J, Pitts DG, Uhl …

Letter to the editor: First dorsal interosseous muscle contraction results in radiographic reduction of healthy thumb carpometacarpal joint.

By Villafañe JH, Herrero P, Berjano P Letter to the editor: First dorsal interosseous muscle contraction results in radiographic reduction of healthy thumb carpometacarpal joint. J Hand Ther. 2015 Oct 19; Authors: Villafañe JH, Herrero P, Berjano P PMID: 26576692 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] Read more here:: Letter …

Validation of Duruöz Hand Index in patients with tetraplegia.

By Misirlioglu TO, Unalan H, Karamehmetoglu SS Validation of Duruöz Hand Index in patients with tetraplegia. J Hand Ther. 2015 Oct 22; Authors: Misirlioglu TO, Unalan H, Karamehmetoglu SS Abstract STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional, clinical measurement. PURPOSE: To investigate the validity of the Duruöz Hand Index (DHI) in the assessment of …

A retrospective outcomes study examining the effect of interactive metronome on hand function.

By Shank TM, Harron W Related Articles A retrospective outcomes study examining the effect of interactive metronome on hand function. J Hand Ther. 2015 Oct-Dec;28(4):396-402 Authors: Shank TM, Harron W Abstract INTRODUCTION: Interactive Metronome (IM, The Interactive Metronome Company, Sunrise, Florida, USA) is a computer-based modality marketed to rehabilitation professionals …