Effects of Hand Function Rehabilitation Strategies in Fracture Recovery

Rehabilitation in Hand Fracture


  • Noor us Saba Sindh institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Faraz Iqbal Tipu Ziauddin University https://orcid.org/0009-0007-7366-5379
  • Maimoona Abdul Jalil Indus Hospital and Health Network
  • Saleha Muhammad Shakir Ali Dow University of Health Sciences
  • Mehvish Iqbal Azam Sindh Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Occupational Therapy, Pain, Physical Therapy Techniques, Splints


Background: Hand function is vital since it is required for carrying out essential everyday tasks that call for accurate hand-to-object interactions. Alarmingly, the hands account for about 29% of all orthopaedic injuries treated in emergency rooms, highlighting the fragility of this body component. 

Methodology: Participants take part in routine five-day rehabilitation sessions throughout the three-month trial under the supervision of both physical and occupational therapists. The multidisciplinary team closely monitors development and modifies treatments in response to the changing requirements of participants.

Results: A total number of n=60 participants, including n=33 males and n=27 females of mean age 42.4±2.5 years, were recruited in the study. The demographic characteristics of participants in each group revealed that the mean age of participants in Group-A was 41.24±3.4 years, in Group-B was 42.6±2.2 years and in Group-C was 43.15±2.7years.

Conclusion: The findings have highlighted that adequate results may be achieved by including functional activities in post-hand fracture rehabilitation programs. Such an all-encompassing strategy speeds up recovery and emphasizes the significance of personalized therapies for the best functional recovery.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.59564/amrj/02.01/008


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