Postburn Hand Deformities.
The hand is one of the top 3 locations for burn scar contracture deformity. The functionality of the hands is one of the primary determinants of burns survivors’ quality of life. Although most burn abnormalities are preventable, they do arise when adequate treatment is not delivered in an emergency or when they are part of a major burn. Reconstructive surgeries can significantly improve hand function. For a burn’s survivor, the right methods and timing of surgery, followed by supervised physiotherapy, can be a game changer.Read Article