Living with Hand Pain blog — Chronic Pain

Can CBD help with chronic joint pain?

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Can CBD help with chronic joint pain?

There is a lot of buzz around CBD and chronic pain. With so many available options, it can be very confusing.

Read on for a rundown of the legal situation, and most recent guidelines and research.

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Ask Trevor CHT: exercising with diffuse scleroderma

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Ask Trevor CHT: exercising with diffuse scleroderma

Jodie asks:

"I have diffuse scleroderma in my hands and wrists extremely effected (curled hands). My doctor has recommended hand exercises but whenever I regularly exercise them it feels that the clawing/curling progresses further. Any thoughts?"

Read on for a reply from Certified Hand Therapist Trevor...

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Ask Trevor CHT: Can I do yoga with osteoarthritis?

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Ask Trevor CHT: Can I do yoga with osteoarthritis?

Jenny asks:

"Is it ok to do yoga when you have osteoarthritis in your hands?"

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Why are disability products so ugly?

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Why are disability products so ugly?

Ever wondered why disability products are so ugly?

In this video Grace & Able founder Sarah walks you through the reasons behind ugly disability products, and how we can change things.


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What is Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome?

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What is Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome?

Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome occurs when the ulnar nerve is compressed.

The ulnar nerve runs from the neck into the hand, it is one of the three main nerves that provide feeling and function to the hand.

You have almost certainly experienced pain related to the ulnar nerve - it's the nerve affected when you hurt your 'funny bone' in the elbow.

It is usually caused by a soft tissue tumor, most commonly a ganglion cyst.

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