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Treatment Plans

for common wrist & hand conditions
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OA Thumb
affected area
Signs & Symptoms
  • Progressive onset of stiffness and pain.
  • Decreased active range of movement esp abduction/ extension of thumb.
  • Pain around base of thumb.
  • Thumb often adducted at rest.
  • More common on women over 55
Finger OA
affected area
Signs & Symptoms
  • Pain and/or stiffness of finger joints.
  • Commonly caused by Osteoarthritis but can also be caused by inflammatory arthritis, strains and injury.
Finger strain/injury
affected area
Signs & Symptoms
  • Pain andor/ stiffness of finger
  • Commonly caused by Osteoarthritis but can also be caused by inflammatory arthritis, strains and injury.
Wrist Pain
affected area
Signs & Symptoms
  • Gradual onset dorsal wrist pain, spreading up into forearm & down to back of hand.
  • May have swelling +/- crepitus of affected tendons.
  • Aggravated by use, often but not always relieved by rest.
  • Includes work-related upper limb disorder / RSI / cumulative trauma.

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