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      July/August 2012

      Careful Listening and a Practical Approach to Hand and Upper Extremity Challenges in Women

      There are many health issues specific to women and even more that are specific to perimenopausal and postmenopausal women. Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid and other inflammatory arthritic conditions, tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and fractures are more common in women than in men.
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      September/October 2012 An Underutilized Tool for Cancer Survivors

      As advanced cancer treatments continue to develop, resulting in increased survivorship numbers, The Institute for Hand & Upper Extremity Rehabilitation focuses on enhancing survivors' quality of life.
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    Services: Wrist and Hand

    Cheryl Kunkle, assisting a patient with a Hand/Wrist issue. All of our aide's, are fitted professionally. All of our aide's, are fitted professionally. All of our aide's, are fitted professionally.

    Wrist and hand injuries are very common, being the second most common cause of work related injuries.

    Wrist and finger fractures, tendonitis, arthritis, trigger fingers and carpal tunnel syndrome are common diagnosis treated at The Institute for Hand and Upper Extremities Rehabilitation .

    We provide a comprehensive evaluation, followed by a specified treatment plan to address all of the patient's needs.


    Wrist/Hand Diagnoses and Treatment

    One of the most complex components in the body are the hand and wrist. The hand is complex due to its high level of sensibility and combined motion patterns. Many bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles contribute to the function of the hand and wrist.

    Most hand and wrist diagnoses are treatable, including:

    • Sprains
    • Fractures/dislocation
    • Repetitive strain injury
    • De Quevains syndrome
    • Burns
    • Replantations
    • Contractures or stiffness
    • Arthritis
    • Sudeks Atrophy
    • Tendonitis
    • Tendon rupture/laceration
    • Post surgical repair/amputation
    • Ganglion
    • Inflammatory conditions
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Nerve compression
    Suffering with Tennis Elbow

    Testimonial: 2018-08-27
    "I knew after the second treatment with Linda that she would have me playing pickle ball again in a few months. I just had my 7th treatment and my elbow is almost pain free!" -   Mary K