Elbow Brace in Physical Therapy

  • Roberto Rotini
  • Alessandro Marinelli


The elbow is a joint that, following trauma, very easily becomes stiff. In an attempt to limit the occurrence of such a complication, an articulated brace should be used in the rehabilitation phase to enable earlier movement that was impossible to obtain with the splints or casts commonly used years ago.


Heterotopic Ossification Early Movement Continuous Passive Movement Soft Tissue Release Radial Head Fracture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Rotini
    • 1
  • Alessandro Marinelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly

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