PIPJ Ext Lag

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PIPJ Ext Lag

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  1. Inability to extend PIPJ after injury

    Slide 1 - Inability to extend PIPJ after injury

    • 29 year male electrician following sharp laceration over extensor surface
    • Work related injury
    • Suturing of skin done in emergency room 3 weeks prior
  2. Slide 4

    • Mitek 2.0 mm TACIT QUICKANCHOR
  3. Post op

    Slide 7 - Post op

    • PIPJ splinted with K wire for 6 weeks
    • Night wrist and hand resting splint
    • Active and passive mobilization of MP and DIP
    • Following K wire removal at 6 weeks
    • Active and passive mobilisation of PIPJ
    • Work hardening
    • Passive stretching of extensor contracture
    • Dynamic flexion splint with rubber bands for extensor contracture
  4. Read more

    Slide 8 - Read more

  5. Test your knowledge

    Slide 9 - Test your knowledge