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Table 1 Active (A) and passive (P) ranges of movement of the wrist and fingers joints at baseline, at nine weeks and at nine months (end of the treatment)

From: Combined treatment with paraffin, manual therapy, pegboard and splinting in a patient with post-traumatic stiff hand

  Baseline At nine weeks At nine months
Wrist extension/flexion A −5/15 A 20/50 A 45/70
P −5/20 P 30/50 P 50/70
Wirst pronation/supination A 80/0 A 90/55 A 90/80
P 80/0 P 90/60 P 90/80
Wrist radial/ulnar deviation A 5/5 A 25/30 A 25/30
P 5/5 P 30/35 P 30/35
Extension/flexion of trapeziummetacarpal joint of the thumb A 10/15 A 30/25 A 30/25
P 10/20 P 30/25 P 30/25
Extension/Flexion of the metacarpophalangeal joint of the thumb A −5/30 A −5/45 A 0/45
P −5/40 P −5 /45 P 0/45
Extension/flexion interphalangeal joint of the thumb A 0/50 A 0/75 A 0/90
P 0/60 P 0/75 P 0/90
Average extension/flexion of the metacarpophalangeal joints of II, III, IV and V fingers A −5/22.5 A 0/44 A 0/75
P −5/32.5 P 0/52.3 P 0/75
Average extension/flexion of the proximal interphalangeal joints of II, III, IV and V fingers A −32.5/72.5 A −22.5/95 A −15/100
P −35/73 P −25/90 P −10/100
Average extension/flexion distal of the interphalangeal joints of II, III, IV and V fingers A −4/34 A 0/72.5 A 0/90
P 0/52.5 P 0/72.5 P 0/90
Average distance from finger tips to palmar crease in II- V fingers 8 cm 4 cm 0 cm
Kapandji Finger tip of IV finger Distal palmar crease of V finger base End palmar crease of V finger
  1. Kapandji (thumb mobility index)