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.

Do you know the difference between an Electromyography (EMG) and a Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) Study?

November 28, 2021

 Do you know the difference between an Electromyography (EMG) and a Nerve Conduction Velocity  (NCV) Study? The term nerve test is usually a broad term that typically indicates both an Electromyography (EMG) and a Nerve…

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Surgery & Hand Therapy Highlights for Dupuytren’s Disease 

October 24, 2021

Dupuytren’s disease affects the fascia of the hand.  It is relatively common to encounter patients with Dupuytren’s condition, even if that is not the primary reason you are treating the patient.  Patients often present with…

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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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