Skip to main content

Table 2 Physical measures at active, passive mobilization and strengthening phases

From: Association of wrist and forearm range of motion measures with self-reported functional scores amongst patients with distal radius fractures: a longitudinal study

Physical measures AROMa (1) mean (SD) PROMb (2) mean (SD) Strengthening (3) mean (SD) 1 vs 2 2 vs 3
Wrist flexion, degrees 28 (11) 39 (14) 44 (14) < 0.001 < 0.001
Wrist extension, degrees 35 (15) 49 (12) 56 (11) < 0.001 < 0.001
Wrist radial deviation, degrees 11.5 (7.5) 16.4 (7.9) 17.7 (6.6) < 0.001 0.041
Wrist ulnar deviation, degrees 21 (8.5) 27 (10) 28.7 (9.4) < 0.001 0.035
Forearm supination, degrees 62 (22) 78 (13) 81.5 (8.7) < 0.001 0.039
Forearm pronation, degrees 65 (21) 75 (14) 78 (13) < 0.001 0.041
Distance to distal palmar crease (DPC)c, cm 1.9 (2.1) 1.0 (1.6) 0.52 (1.06) < 0.001 < 0.01
Active thumb oppositiond 5.3 (2.1) 6.4 (1.9) 7.0 (1.4) < 0.001 < 0.001
Edema, cm 1.11 (1.46) 0.78 (1.10) 0.53 (0.86) < 0.001 0.02
QuickDASHe Scores, median (IQR) 39 (24–64) 27 (16–41) 14 (5–25) < 0.001 < 0.001
  1. aActive mobilization phase
  2. bPassive mobilization phase
  3. cThe lesser the distance, the tighter the composite grip
  4. dUsing the modified Kapandji score
  5. eQuick Disability of the Arm, Shoulder & Hand Questionnaire