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[prisna-google-website-translator] Let’s talk about broken bones in children. Let’s face it, we know kids are rambunctious, full of energy, and something is bound to happen at some point with all that running and jumping around.   In my whole life…knock on wood…I have never broken any bones.  I have kids and ….knock on wood…they have not… Read more »

mallet finger

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[prisna-google-website-translator] Let’s talk Mallet finger… Sometimes the smallest injury that looks so simple, is the most frustrating.  Like why is it even a problem?? A mallet finger is an injury that occurs to the tip of the finger or thumb where it can no longer straighten by itself.  It usually happens when you jam it… Read more »

carpal tunnel

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[prisna-google-website-translator] Let’s talk carpal tunnel syndrome…wait…have you already read up on it?  It’s all over the internet.  Has everyone already loaded you with up with advice?  Everyone has an opinion about what you should do.  Well…I don’t want to bore you, but this is one of THE most common questions I get when I say… Read more »

arm wrestling

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[prisna-google-website-translator] I was struggling a little about what to write about next.  Sometimes there is just so many topics to chose from and when to write about them that it sort of stumped me.  But strolling through Facebook this morning, I saw a story posted by Rehab Minder about arm wrestling on ABC news in Australia…. Read more »

trigger finger

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[prisna-google-website-translator] Lets’ talk about painful trigger fingers.  I have been seeing a lot of these in my surgical patients but in general as well from friends, family, and strangers.  There is no real trend in how often or what time of year I tend to see this diagnosis.   I do tend to see a… Read more »

positive

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[prisna-google-website-translator] You just hurt yourself.   It could have been due to an accident or something that you started to notice pain over time.   Maybe you need surgery.  Maybe not.   Medicine is not always black and white, and neither is hand therapy.  Yes, there are protocols and general time lines for when most… Read more »

tennis elbow

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[prisna-google-website-translator] Let’s talk lateral epicondylitis, better known as tennis elbow….what can I tell you that you haven’t already looked up? Here’s a review anyway…lateral epicondylitis is an inflammation of the tendons of the wrist (extensor) muscles. These are the muscles on the outside part of the forearm that move the wrist up. Most people can… Read more »

hand therapy

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[prisna-google-website-translator] Hand therapy week is coming up next week! I am always try to bring more awareness to the need and importance of certified hand therapy. Now as a small business owner, it has become that much more important for me. I started out wanting to work with kids really as my first experiences in… Read more »