Hand and Wrist Protocols

Wrist Stabilization Program

Downloadable PDF: Wrist Stabilization Program

Flexor Tendon Rehabilitation (Zone II/III)

Downloadable PDF: Flexor Tendon Rehabilation Protocol; Zone II/III

Manchester Short Splint:

The Manchester short splint permits active wrist extension.
Image from Peck et al. (2014) demonstrating active wrist extension.
The Manchester short splint permits full wrist flexion.
Image from Peck et al. (2014) demonstrating a splinted wrist at full flexion.

Downloadable PDF from ResearchGate: Peck et al. (2014): The Manchester short splint. A change to splinting practice in the rehabilitation of zone II flexor tendon repairs.

Relative Motion Flexion Splint:

Images from American Association for Hand Surgery showing a finger held in flexion with a relative motion splint:

Relative Motion Flexion Splint

Relative Motion Flexion Splint

Further Reading: Chung et al. (2017): Relative Motion Flexion Splinting for Flexor Tendon Repairs: Proof of Concept

Boxer’s Fracture/Subcapital Fracture of 5th Metacarpal Bone

Downloadable PDF: boxer fracture protocol

Dupuytren’s Release

Downloadable PDF: Dupuytren’s Release2010