Table 2: Results of the Treatment

Pain No Pain: 16 ; Mild Pain: 4
Improvement in range of motion of PIP and MP joints at follow- up Range 25%-45% (average 30%)
Improvement of DASH score at follow-up From 30 to 5 points
Osteoarthritis Mild in 2 cases
Mean improvement of grip strength at follow-up in males and females From 40.5 to 56.5 (males)
From 20 to 31.5 (females)