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mallet finger

Treating Mallet Finger

By | Mallet Finger Injury | No Comments

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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CMC osteoarthritis

Treating CMC Osteoarthritis

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Scenario: Betty is experiencing pain at the base of her thumb. She is having difficulty holding onto a plate, pulling up her pants and writing. Osteoarthritis is common at the carpometacarpal (CMC) joint of the thumb (base of thumb). Osteoarthritis is wear and tear degeneration of the joint. Pain can…

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Jersey Finger

What Is Jersey Finger?

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Jersey finger is an injury to the FDP tendon in the finger. It is common in sports like AFL or rugby when a player attempts to grab another’s jersey with the tips of their fingers, but the jersey is jerked away. What Is Jersey Finger? Jersey finger is a common…

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Hand Therapy Group has been recognised for quality and safety with accreditation by QIP

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Hand Therapy Group has been recognised for the quality and safety of their service with the award of accreditation by Quality Innovation Performance (QIP) at our Macquarie, Pacific and Hills Norwest practices. QIP is Australia’s most comprehensive not-for-profit accreditation organisation, dedicated to delivering accreditation and support services to a diverse…

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