Tanya Coats Occupational Therapy

Month: October 2020

How to Know if You Have a Sprained Wrist

The wrist is often injured, and there are many different types of injuries you could sustain including a sprained wrist, wrist fracture, ligament tear, etc. Most often, a sprained wrist takes place because of a fall or sudden twisting motion of the wrist. It can sometimes be hard to tell how severe your wrist injury is because many …

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Hand Pain from Biking

Biking is a great way to get outside and get some exercise. As with all activities, there is a risk for injury. Injuries have different causes such as trauma or overuse. The hand is no exception to overuse with an activity such as biking. The hand contains two nerves, the median and ulnar nerve, that control …

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4 Common Types of Hand Tumours

Hand tumours and wrist tumours can come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes, it may just look like an ordinary lump or bump. And while it may technically be a tumour, the tumor is not necessarily cancerous. There are many different types of hand tumours, and most are benign, which means non-cancerous. Hand tumours can …

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What is Syndactyly?

Hand surgeon Reena Anjalie Bhatt, MD answers your questions about webbed fingers, also known as syndactyly. What is syndactyly? Syndactyly is a condition in which a child is born with two fused fingers or toes. This can occur in the hands or the feet or both. It can occur in one hand or foot, or …

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