Does Splinting Prevent Contractures Following Stroke?

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Summary of Purpose

After a stroke, many people develop contracture of the muscles in their affected wrist and hand which leads to a permanently clenched, painful hand. A contracture is often treated by therapists who use hand splinting to prevent it occurring or slow down its progression. Despite their wide use, there has not been research completed to investigate whether or not splinting prevents contracture in people following...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 1 February 2006.

1 Oct 2002 1 Feb 2006 Unavailable 1 Sep 2004 1 Jan 2006 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

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