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.
Occupation Based Interventions in Hand Therapy
Keeping Occupation Based Interventions in Hand Therapy By: Tristany Hightower Are your treatments occupation based? Do you tailor your activity choices to fit the needs of each patient? As occupational therapists, we should be specialists…Read post »
All about kinesiology taping for upper extremity injuries and conditions!
All about kinesiology taping! Elastic is also known as k-tape, Kinesio-tape, and kinesiology taping. Elastic tape is all over the marketplace and is often seen on professional athletes. It can be found in most…Read post »
Got Wounds? How to manage them as a Hand Therapist.
Wound care is messy. It can be intimidating and scary with so many variations of wounds (for example, white skin around wounds) and so many products out there, it is hard to know what to use, when…Read post »
Cyclist Injuries: Avoiding Hand Injuries and Treatment Strategies
RAPID REVIEW Chiaramonte, R., Pavone, P., Musumeci, G., Di Rosa, M., & Vecchio, M. (2022). Preventive strategies, exercises, and rehabilitation of hand neuropathy in cyclists: A systematic review. Journal of Hand Therapy, 35, 164-173. The…Read post »
Wound Healing in Hand Therapy
By: Maddie Mott Wound healing (healing hand therapy) involves a complex series of interactions between different cell types, cytokine mediators, and the extracellular matrix with its four basic stages including hemostasis, inflammation, proliferation, and remodeling…Read post »
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