HandTutor Successful in Post Surgery Therapy

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Dr. J.Singh  et al. writing in the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, 08/23/2011 state that conservative treatment is an inexpensive method, particularly suitable for stable fractures, especially in patients who are poor candidates for surgery. Surgical modalities however, have a distinct advantage of stable fixation, but with added risk of digital stiffness. However, Percutaneous pinning is reliable and the most commonly used surgical modality and technically easier. B

When indicated for physical and occupational therapy following surgery the HandTutor together with its sisters ArmTutor, LegTutor and 3dTutor have proven successful in rehabilitating shoulder, elbow wrist and finger mobility. The new devices use dedicated software and can record the patient’s motor and cognitive impairments which the occupational and physical therapist can use. This tailors the treatment to the patients range of motion, the accuracy and speed of movement as well as the cognitive function of the affected joint. The HandTutor comes in varying sizes and thus is suitable for children as well as adults. The handTutor, ArmTutor, LegTutor and 3DT is being used by hospitals, clinics and, home care settings and through TR.

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