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Wrist Pain

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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Casting

By | Broken Arm, Case Study, Fracture, Wrist Pain | No Comments

Casting Have you broken your arm, elbow, wrist or hand? A hand therapist can provide an appropriate casting option depending on your injury. Casting materials include plaster of paris and synthetic/fibreglass. A plaster of paris is a white powder and when wet turns to a paste that hardens quickly, like chalk. Soft white padding…

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