Working at a desk everyday can be very taxing on your hands and body. Here we take a look at how to prevent common injuries associated with using a computer.
We have been making a series of exercises video tutorials for our social media. Have a look at our one for wrist extension and flexion with tenodisis.
Wrist tenodesis exercises can help restore muscle balance to a joint, regain lost function, or help increase the power of joint motion. Watch our video for a demonstration:
Bike riding is great exercise, but is commonly associated with injuries such as cyclist’s palsy. Here’s a look at prevention methods, common treatments and exercises for the injury
Here we take a look at managing a dislocated wrist, including common causes and treatments, and some simple exercises you can do at home.
Why do I need to do arm exercises?
After an injury to your arm, such as a broken wrist, it is important to maintain movement of other joints so they do not become painful and stiff. All exercise regimes are tailored individually to ensure they are appropriate for the injury and needs of the patient.
Swelling of the hand or wrist can cause pain, and reduce function and movement. Here is a helpful guide to managing swelling after an injury.
What is Radial Tunnel Syndrome?
Radial tunnel syndrome is a condition where the radial nerve is compressed in the forearm at a particular area known as the “arcade of Frohse” This area is approximately 5cm from the elbow on the lateral side of the forearm. The radial nerve is one of the main nerves in the arm which supplies sensation and motor control of the extensor muscles of the fingers, wrist and upper arm.