- in children with cerebral palsy, hand splints may have a small benefit for upper limb skills.
- results were diminished after splint wearing stops.
Reference: Jackman M, Novak I, Lannin N. Effectiveness of hand splints in children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2013 Jul 15. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.12205. [Epub ahead of print]