Clinical Pearls

  1. Regaining Synergistic Wrist Extension after Ending CMMS Too Early

    Regaining Synergistic Wrist Extension after Ending CMMS Too Early

    Six weeks after carpal tunnel release to her non-dominant hand, Debbie, a 64 year-old active retiree, was seen in our clinic with a diagnosis of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS).

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  2. Which Hook Exercise Most Effectively Decreases Finger Stiffness?

    Which Hook Exercise Most Effectively Decreases Finger Stiffness?

    Regaining full finger flexion is the intuitive goal of all patients with finger stiffness. If passive motion is limited, many endeavor to regain passive joint flexion and then work actively on composite finger flexion, often squeezing exercise putty at end range.

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  3. Hands Down: Scapholunate Instability Treatment

    Hands Down: Scapholunate Instability Treatment

    A 73-year-old man [H.W.] presented in our clinic after twisting his right dominant wrist as he caught himself while falling. Diagnosed with a probable scapholunate [SL] ligament tear, H.W. could not undergo further diagnostic testing or surgery because of comorbidities.

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  4. A Simple Home Program for an Uncomplicated Distal Radius Fracture

    A Simple Home Program for an Uncomplicated Distal Radius Fracture

    Distal radius fractures are a common diagnosis treated in our outpatient clinics. Both fractures treated with cast immobilization and those surgically managed undergo a similar progression of home exercises.

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  5. Cycling with Thumb CMC Joint Arthritis: Keep Moving Forward!

    Cycling with Thumb CMC Joint Arthritis: Keep Moving Forward!

    Cycling is considered a low impact exercise but individuals with thumb CMC joint arthritis may not be able to comfortably ride a bicycle because of thumb pain. Adaptations of the bicycle handlebars may allow an individual to return to cycling without thumb pain.

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  6. More Than Just A Side Effect: Identifying & Treating Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

    More Than Just A Side Effect: Identifying & Treating Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

    Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN) (1, 2) is caused by cancer medication/s that harm healthy cells, causing neuropathies. Especially vulnerable are the sensory fibers of longer nerves. With progress in cancer treatment, we are seeing an increased number of patients with CIPN in our clinic.

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  7. Modifying the Push MetaGrip for Specific Patients

    Modifying the Push MetaGrip for Specific Patients

    Therapists frequently stop by the BraceLab booth at conferences to offer positive feedback about the Push MetaGrip thumb CMC brace, often suggesting ways to modify the MetaGrip to suit their patients’ individual needs. We believe “when you learn it, you should teach it,” so we are passing along a few ideas therapists have “taught” us about MetaGrip modifications.

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  8. Tips for Keeping the Hand-Mind Connection

    Tips for Keeping the Hand-Mind Connection

    Have you ever had patients who will not use their finger although they have functional motion? They can move the finger while performing specific exercises in therapy, but as they leave the clinic they resort to compensatory techniques and avoid using the finger to pick up car keys or an appointment card.

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  9. Thumb MCP UCL Injuries…How Much Do We Need to Immobilize?

    Thumb MCP UCL Injuries…How Much Do We Need to Immobilize?

    Recently, while mountain biking, my husband sustained a grade II ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injury (partial ligament tear with non-displaced avulsion fracture) to his right dominant thumb MCP joint. When he opted for non-surgical treatment he asked, “How much do we really need to immobilize my thumb?”

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  10. Living the Supinated Life: Solutions for Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain

    Living the Supinated Life: Solutions for Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain

    The literature suggests that 40 degrees of wrist flexion and of wrist extension, as well as 40 degrees of combined radial and ulnar deviation, is required for most functional activities.

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