Evaluation

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Performing standardized and efficient assessments is key to our daily practice. Knowing which tests to use, how to prioritize evaluation time and even how to document efficiently will better guide treatment planning. Here we will cover all of the ins and outs of assessments.

Assessments Seen in the Hand Therapy World 

May 15, 2022

By: Dalton Busch  Below I have created a list of some of the common assessments that are seen in the hand therapy world. Keep in mind that this list is not inclusive of all the…

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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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The function of the Glenohumeral Joint Ligaments

January 30, 2022

Glenohumeral Joint  Ligaments  The Glenohumeral (GH) joint is composed of the head of the humerus and the glenoid fossa. The fossa is relatively small compared to the humeral head, making the joint highly mobile, which…

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New Distal Bicep Tendinopathy Provocative Test for Hand Therapist

January 8, 2022

Caekebeke, P., Schenkels, E., Bell, S. N., & van Riet, R. (2021). Distal biceps provocation test. The Journal of Hand Surgery. The Skinny: These surgeons were looking for a provocative test for distal bicep tendinopathy,…

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THUMB ABDUCTION IN PATIENTS WITH CMC ARTHRITIS? HOW DO YOU MEASURE?

March 28, 2021

Article Review THUMB ABDUCTION IN PATIENTS WITH CMC ARTHRITIS? HOW DO YOU MEASURE?  Corey McGee PhD, OTR/L, CHT , Virginia O’Brien OTD, OTR/L, CHT , Jennifer Skye MS, OTR/L, CHT , Katherine Wall MOT, OTR/L…

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