Hand and wrist orthoses for adults with rheumatological conditions : practice guideline for occupational therapists

Royal College of Occupational Therapists
Royal College of Occupational Therapists
Publication date:
25 September 2015


This publication provides specific evidence-based recommendations which describe the most appropriate care or action to be taken by occupational therapists working with adults who may benefit from a hand or wrist orthosis as an intervention for a rheumatological condition. Physiotherapists, hand therapists, orthotists and others who prescribe or use othoses may also wish to refer to the guideline to inform their practice.