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.
How much pain should a patient have during and after therapy? As we all know pain is somewhat subjective. It can be hard to determine how much pain a patient should experience with the type…Read post »
Flowers, K. (2002). A proposed decision hierarchy for splinting the stiff joint, with an emphasis on force application parameters. Journal of Hand Therapy, 15, 158–162. The Skinny- The article proposes a decision hierarchy to determine…Read post »
Short-term clinical outcome of orthosis alone vs combination of orthosis, nerve, and tendon gliding exercises and ultrasound therapy for treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome. Sim, Sze En et al. Journal of Hand Therapy, Volume 32,…Read post »
Miller, L. K., Jerosch-Herold, C., & Shepstone, L. (2017). Effectiveness of edema management techniques for subacute hand edema: a systematic review. Journal of Hand Therapy, 30(4), 432-446. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jht.2017.05.011 By: Ammie Ingwaldson The Skinny Edema is something…Read post »
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