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.

A Fun Fact from a Hand Therapy Student

January 18, 2020

By: Ammie Ingwaldson Level 2 Fieldwork at a hand therapy clinic is a fast paced and continuous learning experience. The perfect example of this occurred last week while observing a therapist provide a client with…

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Thumbs up for treating thumb pain in the hand therapy clinic

August 18, 2019

Written by Tiffany Holstege What do “Mommy’s thumb,” “gamer’s thumb,” and “radial styloid tenosynovitis” have in common? They are all officially called de Quervain’s tenosynovitis  De Quervain’s involves the tendons within the first dorsal compartment,…

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3 Common Reasons for Ulnar-Sided Wrist Pain and Non-Surgical Hand Therapy Treatment Options

May 12, 2019

3 Common Reasons for Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain

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How To Do A Fast but Thorough Hand Therapy Evaluation

March 22, 2019

We don’t get a lot of time. Sometimes new patients come in unexpectedly or someone comes at the wrong time and your 1 hour block for an eval is suddenly only 30 minutes. Do you…

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