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One of the most important concepts to understand when rehabilitating the hand and wrist is the concept of tendon gliding. Because of its importance, hand therapists use tendon gliding exercises for nearly all our clients after injury and surgery.Tendons are the ropey...
So many of my arthritis clients tell me that they have been told “you have osteoarthritis” and “there’s nothing you can do about it” or “it’s just part of aging”. The truth is that there are many different treatments that help arthritis!
A disruption of the extensor tendon at the tip joint of a finger. It commonly occurs from tucking in sheets/clothing or from jamming the tip of the finger (forced flexion), and results in a droop at the tip of the finger.
This type of tendonitis affects the tendons at the base of the thumb and wrist. It commonly occurs from a blow to the wrist or from repetitive strain of the thumb and wrist tendons. It is also common among new parents as a result of lifting and caring for an infant.
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