HAND CONDITIONS MANAGED


Following are the Hand Conditions being treated in our Clinic and Techniques used for Pain & Wound Management, Alignment Correction, etc..

Finger Fractures and Dislocations


Finger orthosis
Edema management
Range of motion exercises

Arthritis Pain


Paraffin and moist heat
Edema management
Range of motion exercises
Isometric strengthening exercises
Joint protection techniques
Adaptive equipment

Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis


Hand-based thumb spica
Deep tissue massage of thenar eminence
Range of motion and strengthening exercises
Education regarding joint protection principles Adaptive equipment

Flexor Tendon Laceration


Dorsal blocking orthosis
Range of motion exercises
Edema and scar management

Extensor Tendon Laceration


Extension outrigger or finger yoke orthosis
Range of motion exercises
Edema and scar management

Mallet Finger


Finger extension orthosis
Edema management
Update every 2-4 weeks

Trigger Thumb / Finger


Finger / thumb orthosis
Edema management
Activity modification

Skier’s Thumb (Gamekeeper’s)


(Ulnar collateral ligament injury)
Hand-based thumb spica
Edema management
Range of motion exercises
Forearm-based thumb spica with ulnar clamshell
Edema management
Range of motion and strengthening following bony healing

Wrist Sprain


Wrist immobilization orthosis or splint
Edema management
Range of motion exercises / strengthening
Activity modification and symptom management

Wrist Fractures


Wrist orthosis
Edema management
Range of motion exercises
Strengthening exercises following bony healing

Degenerative Joint Disease of the Wrist


Wrist immobilization orthosis or splint
Paraffin and moist heat
Activity modification, adaptive equipment, and joint protection principles
Range of motion exercises

Midcarpal Instability


Forearm-based ulnar gutter / radial clamshell orthosis
Edema management
Education regarding avoidance of aggravating activities

Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) Injury


Forearm-based ulnar gutter / radial clamshell orthosis
Education regarding avoidance of aggravating activities
Strengthening

PAIN BECAUSE OF ELBOW DISORDERS



Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow


Wrist immobilization splint / aircast
Modalities as needed
Deep tissue massage
Forearm stretches
Strengthening

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