Postsurgical Rehabilitation of Flexor Tendon Injuries.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Rehabilitation after surgical repair of flexor injuries is a controversial topic. Motion at the repair site decreases risk for adhesions but increases risk for rupture. We review the current concepts behind various rehabilitation protocols based on zone of injury and the evidence behind each.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Klifto, CS; Bookman, J; Paksima, N

Published Date

  • August 2019

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 44 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 680 - 686

PubMed ID

  • 31113704

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1531-6564

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jhsa.2019.02.010


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States