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This paper describes information on best practices for occupational therapy treatment of distal radius fractures including current information about etiology, incidence and prevalence, diagnostic criteria, comorbidities, associated client factors involved in this injury and the effects of this condition on occupational performance. Two hypothetical case studies are presented using evidence-based treatment information. Discussion of additional research necessary to continue to determine best practice approaches is presented.
Schleis, Erika, "Occupational Therapy Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures: Best Practices" (2017). Honors Theses. 2917.
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