Hand, Wrist, Elbow
Physical therapy can help patients with these injuries recover strength, range of motion, and function in the hand, wrist, and elbow. Physical therapists may use exercises, manual therapy, and modalities such as heat or ice to help patients recover from injuries and reduce pain and swelling. They may also provide guidance on how to avoid future injuries and perform activities of daily living with less strain on the affected area.
Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
This is a condition in which the median nerve in the wrist becomes compressed, causing pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and fingers.
Tennis elbow is a condition where the outer part of the elbow becomes painful and tender. It is often caused by repetitive use of the forearm muscles and tendons.
Golfer's elbow is a condition where the inner part of the elbow becomes painful and tender. It is often caused by repetitive use of the forearm muscles and tendons.
This is a condition where the tendons in the fingers become inflamed, causing the finger to get stuck in a bent position.
De Quervain's Tenosynovitis
This is a condition where the tendons on the thumb side of the wrist become inflamed, causing pain and swelling.
Fractures of the hand, wrist, and elbow are common injuries that may require physical therapy to help regain strength and mobility after the injury has healed.
Tendinitis is a condition where the tendons become inflamed, causing pain and swelling. It can occur in the hand, wrist, and elbow from overuse or repetitive motions.