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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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Splinting

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Splinting Thermoplatic Splinting Thermoplastic splinting material is used when fabricating custom made splints. The splints can be made during a consultation with your hand therapist and may be remoulded to allow for reduction in swelling or to maximise comfort. Thermoplastic splints differ from traditional plaster casting in that they are lighter, easily moulded to…

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