Randy Wolfe, OTR/L, CHT's blog

What’s Wrong with My Thumb?

There are eight muscles and four tendons that pull and move our thumbs in different directions, helping us with tasks throughout the day. These tendons are subject to many stresses and inflammation, collectively known as tendonitis.

Treatment for Broken Wrists and Fingers

Maybe it was the ice, a loose stair tread, wet leaves or an uneven sidewalk. Whatever the reason, a FOOSH (fall on out-stretched hand) is a very typical way to break your wrist or a finger. 

Trigger Finger: Cause and Treatment

Hand TherapyHave you ever woken up in the morning with your finger stuck in your palm? Trigger finger or “flexor tenosynovitis,” is a common hand condition can that can be painful and annoying. Finger splints, even a simple popsicle stick, are one way of addressing the problem.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Treatment Options

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a well-known condition that affects many people. The two most common questions about carpal tunnel syndrome are what it is and how can it be treated?

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