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March 2018

hand pain

What Is Hand Therapy?

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It is quite likely that you will have to visit a hand therapist at some point in your life, but what exactly is hand therapy? Let’s take a look. Hand therapy is rehabilitation designed specifically for the upper limb. A hand therapist can either be a physiotherapist (hand physio) or…

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scapholunate injury

Treating a Scapholunate Injury

By | Wrist Pain | No Comments

Scapholunate injury scenario: Graham works in the army and had a fall on an outstretched hand. Since then he has had pain while doing push-ups and has lost strength in his hand. Graham may have sustained a scapholunate injury. The wrist consists of 8 carpal bones, 2 of them being…

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mallet finger

Treating Mallet Finger

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Scenario: John is a 26 year old who was playing basketball and sustained a mallet injury when the ball hit the end of his finger. A mallet finger is when the terminal extensor tendon avulses from the distal phalanx with or without a piece of bone, resulting in an inability…

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