Occupational Therapy Resources

Hand & Upper Extremities

Trigger Finger

Trigger finger is inflammation of one of the tendons, or cord-like structures on the palm side of the hand, that allows the fingers and thumb to bend

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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

The thoracic outlet is the tunnel where the nerves and blood vessels go from the head and chest into the arm

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TFCC Injuries

The wrist joint is made up of the two long bones of the forearm (the radius and ulna) and eight small wrist (carpal) bones. A supportive structure

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Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylosis, lateral tendinosis, or lateral epicondylitis, is a condition that involves tendons located around the outside of the elbow

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Radial Nerve Palsy

The radial nerve is one of the major nerves of the arm. This nerve starts at the neck and travels through the entire length of the arm

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Osteoarthritis of the Hand

There are many joints in the human hand. Joints in the hand are formed where two or more bones meet. In between the joints

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Medial Epicondylitis

Golfer’s elbow has many medical names. This painful condition on the inside of the elbow can also be called medial elbow tendonitis

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Hand Edema

Edema is swelling caused by too much fluid trapped in the body’s tissues. Hand edema is a sign of inflammation in the tissues or joints

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Ergonomics & Joint Protection

Ergonomics looks at a person’s daily tasks at a job, hobby or home to find ways to make activities safer and more efficient. One part of this is joint protection techniques, or ways to complete activities in a simpler way

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Distal Radius Fracture

The radius is one of the forearm bones that connects the elbow to the wrist. A distal radius fracture is a break in this bone just before the wrist joint

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Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

The ulnar nerve is one of the primary nerves in the arm that travels from the neck, along the arm, through the elbow to the fingers. When this nerve is irritated or stretched at the elbow level

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CMC Arthritis

The symptoms of CMC arthritis are pain with pinching, gripping and general thumb use. Using a key, turning a door knob or opening a jar can be painful with this type of arthritis

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) occurs when the median nerve passing through the wrist is pinched or compressed, causing a progressively painful condition

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Ask for OT Services for Stroke

People who have had a stroke receive occupational therapy services to help them relearn how to do the activities they want and need to do every day.

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Ask for OT Services for Pain

People with chronic pain receive occupational therapy services so that pain doesn’t stop them from doing what they want and need to do each day.

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What is Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy practitioners are either occupational therapists or occupational therapy assistants

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