What is included in the treatment of middle phalanx fractures during the rehabilitation phase?

Updated: Jan 18, 2018
  • Author: Jay E Bowen, DO; Chief Editor: Craig C Young, MD  more...
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Gentle active and passive motion should be initiated as soon as soft-tissue healing occurs, which is usually after 2-3 weeks, as long-term immobilization from extended splinting causes joint stiffness and soft-tissue dystrophy.


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