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Passive Flexion/Active Extension - Exercises after Right Flexor Tendon Repair


  • This exercise is performed in the orthosis.

Key Terms

  • Active movement is performed by the muscles of your injured hand, without the help of your uninjured hand.
  • Passive movement is when your injured hand is moved by your uninjured hand.


  • Do not use the muscles of your injured hand to make a fist.