Current traumatic pathologies of the wrist.- Lesions of the radio-ulnar unity.- Recent fractures of the scaphoid bone.- Sprains of the scapholunate ligament.- Recent fractures of the inferior extremity of the radius.- Osseous and capsulo-ligamentous lesions of the hand and thumb.- Sprains of the metacarpophalangeal joint of the thumb.- Fractures of the metacarpals and phalanges.- Capsulo-ligamentous lesions of the proximal interphalangeal joint.- Tendinous lesions of the hand.- Lesions of the extensor tendons.- Lesions of the flexor tendons.- Amputations.- Digital amputations.- Canal syndromes.- Canal syndromes of the median nerve.- Canal syndromes of the ulnar nerve.- Canal syndromes of the radial nerve.- Other current pathologies of the hand.- Dupuytren disease.- Complex regional pain syndrome.- Protocols.
Gregory Mesplie is a physiotherapist at the Institut sud aquitain de la main et du membre superieur in France. He regularly participates at the GEM/GEMMSOR Congress (Society of hand surgery and rehabilitation) and at the EFSHT Congress in Paris. He gives classes and conferences at the physiotherapy universities of Liege (Belgium) and Zaragoza (Spain) and teaches medical graduate students in physiotherapy and occupational therapy in the ISAMMS center.
"This is a useful guide to the range of therapeutic modalities and the proper time course for their use. Hand therapists can use this book as a road map to the treatment of hand surgery patients across a range of hand disorders. Hand surgeons can use the book to familiarize themselves with the spectrum of hand therapy techniques ... . a useful addition to the library of all of those who strive to provide the best care for hand patients." (Alfonso Mejia, Doody's Book Reviews, February, 2016)