Bennetts fracture therapy

0 - 6 weeks:

Short Arm Thumb Spica Cast, interphalangeal joint free. Active thumb IP flexion and extension.

6 weeks:

The cast and pins are removed.

Active and gentle Passive Range of Motion exercises are initiated 15 min/hr.

A Wrist and Thumb Static splint is fitted to be worn between exercises and at night for protection.

8 weeks:

Taping and/or dynamic flexion may be initiated as needed as long as the fracture is clinically healed.

12 weeks:

Normal activities may be gradually resumed.

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