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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.

Trigger Finger… Quick and Dirty!

January 31, 2021

This is for you… Hand Therapists! Stenosing tenosynovitis, otherwise known as trigger finger, is a common condition affecting children and adults of all ages. Fast Facts Trigger finger usually occurs at the A1 pulley It…

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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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