The postoperative dressing is removed.
A Short Arm Thumb Spica cast is applied.
Active Range of Motion exercises are initiated to the digits four to six times daily.
10 - 12 weeks:
The cast is removed.
Active Range of Motion exercises to the wrist are initiated 15 min/hr.
A Wrist and Thumb static splint is constructed to be worn between exercises sessions and at night for protection.
Passive Range of Motion exercises and progressive wrist strengthening exercises are initiated.
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