Orthoses to Treat PIP Joint Contractures

Posted by Lori Algar OTD, OTR/L, CHT on Thu, Aug 10,2017 @ 03:12 PM

Proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint flexion contractures, or loss of extension at the middle joint of the finger, can occur after injury, disease and surgery and can interfere with the functional use of the hand. Loss of extension at the PIP joint can cause difficulty reaching into your pocket or may interfere with opening your hand to grab a glass of water.

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