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.
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 know…Read post »
Don’t Forget to Evaluate for Dorsal Scapular Nerve Entrapment By Delaney Wright If your patient presents with any upper thoracic pain, it is critical to take measures to evaluate for dorsal scapular nerve entrapment. In…Read post »
By: Lucas Godwin How Weather Changes Affect Joint Pain Numerous potential factors can cause weather-related joint pain, including humidity, temperature, precipitation, and changes in barometric pressure. Scientists have performed many studies on joint pain and…Read post »
Distal radius fractures are one of the most common injuries seen in hand therapy. Several different distal radius fracture classification systems have been developed, and this blog post will focus on the more common types…Read post »
Sensory return after a hand injury specifically a peripheral nerve injury After a peripheral nerve injury, there are often times impairments in sensory function and/or motor function. The rate of recovery varies based on the…Read post »
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