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November 2016

Dr Anne Wajon next President of the IFSHT

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Our director, Dr Anne Wajon (PhD), has just been inaugurated as the President of the International Federation of the Society of Hand Therapists (IFSHT) ( at the recent Triennial Congress in Buenos Aires.  She is excited to help organise the next Triennial Congress in Berlin in 2019, and facilitate the activities…

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pain in the hands while knitting

5 Ways to Avoid Pain in the Hands While Knitting

By | Arm Pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis, Splinting, Thumb Pain, Wrist Pain | No Comments

Many people who enjoy knitting may experience pain or discomfort in the hands or wrist at some point. The repetitive actions involved with knitting exposes one to the development of a number of conditions, the foremost being Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, trigger thumb or De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis. Both conditions can cause pain,…

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ulnar neuritis

Ulnar Neuritis

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QUESTION: A 45 year old woman is complaining of pins and needles and numbness in her ring finger and little finger when she is reading and when she is working on her computer. It is keeping her up at night and she is starting to lose dexterity and coordination in her…

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