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Recovery after fracture of the distal radius.
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PMID:  22554667     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Stretching exercises are an important part of recovery after sustaining a fracture of the distal radius. However, from the patient's perspective, painful stretching exercises can be counterintuitive after injury. Stretching exercises are straightforward and do not require a significant amount of coaching. It is ultimately the protectiveness, passivity, and sometimes a sense of futility that require coaching. The key for the provider is to empathize with the difficult and counterintuitive nature of the recovery process.
Arjan G J Bot; David C Ring
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-04-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hand clinics     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1558-1969     ISO Abbreviation:  Hand Clin     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8510415     Medline TA:  Hand Clin     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  235-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA.
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