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Loss of elbow range of motion can significantly affect activities of daily living. Measuring elbow range of motion is critical for tracking post surgical outcomes. This study seeks to validate the ability to validate self photography as a means of followup through long distance correspondence.
Loss of elbow range of motion is common after trauma and can significantly affect activities of daily living. Patients across the country travel to tertiary referral centers to have this problem addressed. Followup is critical and can often be difficult given distances between patients home and their healthcare provider. Measuring postoperative outcomes requires accurate and reliable documentation of range of motion. Previously, the investigators have validated digital photography as a means of accurately measuring elbow range of motion. In that study, photographs were taken by a non-professional photographer. With the advance in personal technology, patients now have the ability to take photos themselves. This study seeks to validate self photography, which will ultimately improve patient follow up and improve clinical monitoring
Time Perspective: Prospective
Contracture of Elbow Joint
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-12-07T17:23:21-0500
The objective of this study is to obtain and compare bilateral elbow joint synovial fluid from patients with unilateral intraarticular elbow fracture and a contralateral healthy appearing ...
• Elbow pain is any type of pain that comes from structures in the elbow joint and/or in structures adjacent to the elbow joint. elbow is a complex joint; it allows to both extension and...
Phase 3, open-label study conducted in United States. Subjects with a diagnosis of Dupuytren's contracture in a metacarpophalangeal (MP) joint or a proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint tha...
Phase 3, double-blind, placebo-controlled study conducted in the United States. Subjects with a diagnosis of Dupuytren's contracture in a metacarpophalangeal (MP) joint or a Proximal inter...
The objectives of the study are to confirm safety and performance of the Zimmer Nexel Total Elbow when used in primary or revision total elbow replacement.
Post-traumatic elbow contracture is a debilitating complication after elbow trauma. The purpose of this study was to characterize the affected patient population, operative management, and outcomes af...
The elbow is a complex synovial hinge joint comprising of three articulations. Satisfactory function and stability are provided by bony and soft tissue stabilising structures. Injuries around the elbo...
To prevent elbow injury in baseball players, various methods have been used to measure medial elbow joint stability with valgus stress. However, no studies have investigated higher levels of elbow val...
Joint incongruity in posteromedial rotatory instability (PMRI) has been theorized to determine early articular degenerative changes. Our hypothesis was that the articular contact area and contact pres...
Elbow contractures can cause functional limitation, and treatment can be challenging. The purpose of this article is to describe a novel technique that releases posttraumatic elbow contractures throug...
Surgical procedure to relax the JOINT CAPSULE tissues in a joint that has a reduced range of motion due to CONTRACTURE or TISSUE ADHESIONS or joint deformities.
Region of the body immediately surrounding and including the ELBOW JOINT.
Replacement for an elbow joint.
Prolonged shortening of the muscle or other soft tissue around a joint, preventing movement of the joint.
A hinge joint connecting the FOREARM to the ARM.
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...
Health care (or healthcare) is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans. Health care is delivered by practitioners in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, a...