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2022 Mar 10

Physiother Theory Pract

Post-arthrolysis rehabilitation in a patient with wrist stiffness secondary to distal radio-ulnar fracture: A case report.


Arthrolysis is usually performed when stiffness has a disabling effect on quality of life and in cases where physiotherapy has not been effective. This report describes one patient with a chronic stiff wrist who underwent open arthrolysis. The purpose of this case report is to describe the rehabilitation following arthrolysis, in order to illustrate the effects of intensive physiotherapy for this patient.