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Case Challenge: How Would You Treat This Hand Deformity?

A 24-year-old man arrives at the trauma unit after a motorcycle accident, with obvious deformity of his right hand. How would you proceed? Medscape Plastic Surgery

New electrical stimulation therapy may improve hand function after stroke

A new electrical stimulation therapy helped stroke survivors with hand weakness improve hand dexterity more than an existing stimulation technique, according to new research in the American Heart Asso...

Compost bedding good for cow claw health

(University of Veterinary Medicine -- Vienna) Dairy cows kept in barns often develop claw damage because of humid and unsuitable roaming areas. A study conducted by Vetmeduni Vienna now shows that the...

Electrical Stimulation Improves Hand Movement After Stroke

Using their intact hand to send signals to their paralyzed hand, patients were able to improve functional use of that hand without further use of the stimulator. Medscape Medical News

Medical News Today: Stroke: Innovative electrical stimulation glove improves hand function

A new therapy has been developed for stroke survivors to improve hand function using a glove to send electrical stimulation to nerves in the affected hand.

New hope for recovery of hand movement for stroke patients

(Newcastle University) Stroke patients are starting a trial of a new electronic device to recover movement and control of their hand.

New Electrical Stimulation Therapy Improves Hand Function for Stroke Survivors

NewsA new electrical stimulation therapy improved hand dexterity for stroke survivors more than an existing technique.

New Electrical Stimulation Therapy Can Help Stroke Patients Move Paralyzed Hand

THURSDAY, Sept. 8, 2016 -- A new form of electrical stimulation therapy can help rewire the brain and restore some dexterity to a hand that's been paralyzed by stroke, a new clinical trial shows. In t...

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An alternative treatment for contractures of the elderly institutionalized persons: Microinvasive percutaneous needle tenotomy of the finger flexors.

Almost 10% of older adults in nursing homes have a fixed flexion deformity of the fingers (claw hand). Such contractures have important functional consequences, often leading to hygiene difficulties. ...

Handwriting performance versus arm forward reach and grasp abilities among post-stroke patients, a case-control study.

Evidence-based studies regarding deficits in handwriting performance relative to hand reaching and grasping after a stroke are lacking.

Effects of screen size on smartphone functionality and usability for stroke patients with hemiparalysis.

[Purpose] The effect of screen size on smartphone functionality and usability for patients with stroke, considering both the non-dominant and dominant hand smartphone usage, was investigated in this s...

Design and Test of a Closed-Loop FES System for Supporting Function of the Hemiparetic Hand Based on Automatic Detection using the Microsoft Kinect sensor.

This paper describes the design of a FES system automatically controlled in a closed loop using a Microsoft Kinect sensor, for assisting both cylindrical grasping and hand opening. The feasibility of ...

Striatal Hand Deformity in Parkinson Disease.

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