Diagnoses

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The Diagnoses category provides Diagnostic, evaluation, treatment, splinting and symptom information about a variety of diagnoses. If you want more information on a particular diagnosis, you are in the right place.

Hand Therapy: Conservative Management of Pediatric Monteggia Fractures

May 31, 2020

Conservative Management of Pediatric Monteggia Fractures Monteggia fractures in children comprise approximately 2% of pediatric elbow fractures and involve a fracture of the proximal ulna with dislocation of the radial head (Fig. 1). The primary…

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Mechanism of Interneural Edema in Carpal and Cubital Tunnel

May 17, 2020

Mechanism of Interneural Edema Over the last few weeks I have been learning about ultrasonic imaging and carpal tunnel syndrome.  When reviewing carpal tunnel syndrome, I learned that interneural edema is a common sign of…

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EDS and Hand Therapy

April 5, 2020

The Amazing Zebras—No Two Zebras Are Alike Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: A Unique Condition By: Brittany Carrie Zebras are a unique species in that they are a horse-like creature comprised of beautiful black and white stripes. These…

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Sesamoid Bones: What are they and what do they do?

March 7, 2020

By Brittany Carrie A Student’s Perspective During the first few weeks of my rotation, I was exposed to many new and exciting things that I had not been exposed to in the classroom setting. I…

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A Better Test for De Quervain’s

November 10, 2019

J. F. Goubau, L. Goubau, A. Van Tongel, P. Van Hoonacker, D. Kerckhove, B. Berghs (2013).The wrist hyperflexion and abduction of the thumb (WHAT) test: a more specific and sensitive test to diagnose de Quervain…

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