- •Prescription of exercise relative motion orthoses is common practice with limited evidence.
- •Exercise relative motion orthosis (RM) orthosis were implemented for 6 weeks to improve limited proximal interphalangeal joint motion.
- •Active and passive proximal interphalangeal joint movement improved, agreeing with unpublished results.
- •Patient comments were mostly positive about exercise RM orthosis wear.
- •Orthotic wear instruction for exercise RM orthoses differs from protective RM orthoses.
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