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Clinical Pearl No.75 - Sept. 2022
Recently, we compared our approaches for treating an isolated proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint flexion contracture and discovered we evolved our thinking in the same direction!
Clinical Clue No.28 - Aug. 2022
High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workouts alternate periods of intense aerobic exercise at or below maximum oxygen uptake with periods of light recovery exercise or no exercise. Not only does HIIT produce a greater physiological stimulus than exercising at a continuous intensity, (1) but research shows HIIT also produces greater cardiorespiratory fitness, improved vascular function, and enhanced skeletal muscle metabolism. (2) Additionally, HIIT has been used safely with cardiopulmonary and stroke patients. (3)
Clinical Pearl No. 74 - July 2022
Finding time to read professional journals can be challenging, as my bedside reading stack attests. My recent onset of carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms (self-diagnosed), finally urged me to read one saved article: “Effective self-stretching of carpal ligament for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome: A double-blinded randomized controlled study.” (1) Because of the high level of evidence of the study design, I was eager to discover the study outcomes.