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Clinicians describe a passive test for intrinsic tightness. This study differentiates interosseous tightness testing from lumbrical tightness testing. Additionally this study shows that the stretching position for lumbrical tightness is different... View Complete Article

The Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 27B, Supplement 1, p64, 2002


Clinical Pearl No. 33 – How Can Each Therapy Visit be as Focused and Productive as Possible?

Clinical Pearl No. 27 – Complex Made Simple: Pasta Transfer

Clinical Pearl No. 22 – Lumbrical Muscle Tightness & Testing

Clinical Pearl No. 21 – Nuances of Interosseous Muscle Tightness Testing

Clinical Pearl No. 20 – Quantifying Interosseous Muscle Tightness

Clinical Pearl No. 19 – Interosseous Muscle Tightness Testing

Clinical Pearl No. 3 – Making the Most of Mallet Finger Splinting

Book Chapter - Therapist’s Management of the Stiff Hand, Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity – 2011

Journal Article - Exercise Splint for Effective Single-Finger Active Hook Exercises by Ahearn, D and Colditz, JC, Journal of Hand Therapy – 2005

Journal Article - Lumbrical Tightness: Testing and Stretching [Abstract only], Journal of Hand Surgery 2002

Journal Article - Efficient Mechanics of PIP Mobilisation Splinting, British Journal of Hand Therapy – 2000

What Do You See? No. 4 - The Lumbrical-Plus Finger

What Do You See? No. 2 - Finger Scissoring

Video Clip - Drawing the Dorsal Apparatus

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