Tanya Coats Occupational Therapy

Month: May 2018

Treating Dupuytren’s Contracture With Hand Therapy

Dupuytren’s Contracture Scenario: Martin is 50 years old and started to develop a lump and cordlike structure in the palm of his hand, that is pulling his ring finger into a bent position. He is having trouble putting on gloves, washing his face and getting his hand in his pocket. What Is Dupuytren’s Contracture? Dupuytren’s is …

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What is Hand Therapy?

It is quite likely that you will have to visit a hand therapist at some point in your life, but what exactly is hand therapy? Hand therapy is rehabilitation designed specifically for the upper limb. A hand therapist can either be a physiotherapist (hand physio) or Occupational Therapist (OT). Hand therapists have furthered their knowledge …

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