What are the ACR conditional recommendations for the use of assistive devices in the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA) of the hand?

Updated: Jun 10, 2020
  • Author: Carlos J Lozada, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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For patients with hand osteoarthritis, the ACR conditionally recommends evaluating the patient’s ability to perform ADLs and providing assistive devices as needed. The ACR conditionally recommends splints for patients with trapeziometacarpal joint involvement. [127]


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