Efficacy of the Easy Stretch Toolkit

2018-02-11 17:22:11 | BioPortfolio


To research the use of a novel set of intraoral tools called the Easy Stretch Toolkit for the therapeutic management of facial burns and other facial disorders.


In this initial pilot study, the investigators will recruit 20 adult patients who have sustained facial burns to complete the 12 week treatment. The device creators chose 20 patients based on the investigators' experience of the available patients seen from the consult service. Participants will need to be able to attend a weekly session with the device creators and complete the entire 3 month prescriptive program. Participants will be outpatient. For the purpose of this study, facial burns will be defined as a burn injury to the midface or lower half of the face and may be unilateral or bilateral. Chronic burns are defined as those burns that are not in the acute healing phase, ie., there are no concerns for injury to new or healing skin or wound dehiscence.

Study Design


Facial Injuries


Easy Stretch Toolkit


Not yet recruiting


The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-02-11T17:22:11-0500

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