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 Article Review: The Radial Synergy Test, An Aid to Diagnose de Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

April 10, 2022

Chihua, L., Langford, P.N., Sullivan, G.E., Langford, M.A., Hogan, C.J., & Ruland, R.T. (2021) The radial synergy test: an aid to diagnose de Quervain’s tenosynovitis. HAND. epub ahead of print;1-6. doi: 10.1177/15589447211057297 Rapid Review By:…

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Common Median Nerve Injuries

February 12, 2022

Common Median Nerve Injuries By: Madison Mott Did you know!? Aside from the most common upper extremity nerve compression, carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), there are several additional median nerve injuries. Pronator SyndromeCompression of the median…

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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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