This is your ultimate resource for ideas on treating a variety of hand therapy patient needs. These posts will help when you want some new ideas or are looking for suggestions for your case load. Modalities, manual therapy, functional tasks and home programming are all covered in this discussion of treatment planning.
Written by Melissa Miller Introduction After amputation, the majority of individuals will experience phantom limb pain (PLP), residual limb pain (RLP), and/or phantom limb sensation (PLS). Experiencing these pains or sensations can greatly disrupt an…Read post »
Outcomes of Rigid Night Splinting and Activity Modification in the Treatment of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Shah, C. M., Calfee, R. P., Gelberman, R. H., & Goldfarb, C. A. (2013). Outcomes of rigid night splinting and activity modification in the treatment of cubital tunnel syndrome. The Journal of Hand Surgery, 38(6),…Read post »
Early Mobilization After Volar Locking Plate Osteosynthesis of Distal Radius Fractures in Older Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial
By: Rachel Reed Sørensen, T. J., Ohrt-Nissen, S., Ardensø, K. V., Laier, G. H., & Mallet, S. K. (2020). Early Mobilization After Volar Locking Plate Osteosynthesis of Distal Radial Fractures in Older Patients-A Randomized Controlled…Read post »
Blog By: Rachel Reed As hand therapists, our care for our patients must be driven by the goal of treating the whole person, not just their hand or injury (Hannah, 2011). Occupational therapy is a…Read post »
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