Wrist Splint and Occupational Therapy to Improve Pain, Mobility and Functional Status in Patients With Wrist Drop

May 24, 2023 updated by: Muhammad Naveed Babur, Superior University

Effectiveness of Wrist Splint and Occupational Therapy to Improve Pain, Mobility and Functional Status in Patients With Wrist Drop

To determine effectiveness of wrist splint and occupational therapy to improve pain, mobility and functional status in patients with wrist drop.

Study Overview




Study Type


Enrollment (Estimated)



  • Not Applicable

Contacts and Locations

This section provides the contact details for those conducting the study, and information on where this study is being conducted.

Study Contact

Study Locations

    • Punjab
      • Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
        • Recruiting
        • Chaudary Muhammad Akram Teaching Hospital

Participation Criteria

Researchers look for people who fit a certain description, called eligibility criteria. Some examples of these criteria are a person's general health condition or prior treatments.

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study

  • Adult

Accepts Healthy Volunteers



Inclusion Criteria:

  • • People with wrist drop

    • People between 20 to 40 years will be included (male and female)
    • Post-operative patients (nerve grafting and plastic surgery)
    • Patients with findings of nerve compression will be included

Exclusion Criteria:

  • • People with nerve injuries other than radial nerve such as ulnar or median nerve

    • People suffering with other neurological disorders.
    • People who are not able to follow instructions
    • Any traumatic history
    • Diabetic patients, thyroid issues, pregnant females

Study Plan

This section provides details of the study plan, including how the study is designed and what the study is measuring.

How is the study designed?

Design Details

  • Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Interventional Model: Parallel Assignment
  • Masking: None (Open Label)

Arms and Interventions

Participant Group / Arm
Intervention / Treatment
Other: Wrist Splint
Wrist Splint to Improve Pain, Mobility and Functional Status in Patients With Wrist Drop
Experimental: Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy to Improve Pain, Mobility and Functional Status in Patients With Wrist Drop

What is the study measuring?

Primary Outcome Measures

Outcome Measure
Measure Description
Time Frame
DASH scale (0-100)
Time Frame: 6 Months
DASH questionnaire for function on the scale of (0-100) worst zero- hundred normal
6 Months
VAS on the scale (1-10)
Time Frame: 6 Months
VAS for pain for pain (0-10) 0 for normal, 10 for worst pain
6 Months

Collaborators and Investigators

This is where you will find people and organizations involved with this study.

Study record dates

These dates track the progress of study record and summary results submissions to ClinicalTrials.gov. Study records and reported results are reviewed by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) to make sure they meet specific quality control standards before being posted on the public website.

Study Major Dates

Study Start (Actual)

April 1, 2023

Primary Completion (Estimated)

June 1, 2023

Study Completion (Estimated)

August 31, 2023

Study Registration Dates

First Submitted

March 18, 2023

First Submitted That Met QC Criteria

May 24, 2023

First Posted (Actual)

May 25, 2023

Study Record Updates

Last Update Posted (Actual)

May 25, 2023

Last Update Submitted That Met QC Criteria

May 24, 2023

Last Verified

May 1, 2023

More Information

Terms related to this study

Other Study ID Numbers

  • DPT/Batch-Fall18/545

Plan for Individual participant data (IPD)

Plan to Share Individual Participant Data (IPD)?


Drug and device information, study documents

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated drug product


Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated device product


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