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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

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

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...

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.

Experts meet at Hyderabad for four-day World Stroke Congress

Stroke is devastating. Everyone can have a stroke. For many people, the stroke happens suddenly and without warning. According to Stroke Association, when it happens, there is a little time to prepar...

Medical News Today: Life after stroke: Tips for recovering communication skills

Speech and communication problems are common after a stroke. Get some first-hand tips for helping a friend or family member back to recovery.

Your left hand knows what your right hand is doing

The saying goes that "your left hand doesn't know what your right hand is doing," but actually, your left hand is paying more attention than you'd think. Researchers at Tel-Aviv University found that ...

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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.

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 ...

The effect of self-management education following mild stroke: an exploratory randomized controlled trial.

Mild stroke comprises 53% of stroke hospital admissions; however, the majority of those with mild stroke patients receive little support to address chronic symptoms following stroke.

Striatal Hand Deformity in Parkinson Disease.

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