Living with Hand Pain blog — DeQuervain's Syndrome

Ask Trevor CHT: Tedonitis in the thumb

Ask Trevor CHT DeQuervain's Syndrome Hand Pain Tendinitis Thumb pain

Ask Trevor CHT: Tedonitis in the thumb

"I was diagnosed with Tendonitis in my thumb. I feel like I just keep icing it day and night and splinting it constantly but it’s not getting any better and the pain is sharp and endless. Any suggestions?"

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How to find a great Hand Therapist

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How to find a great Hand Therapist

It's important to find a therapist that specializes in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation. The easiest way to know if your physical or occupational therapist specializes in hands is to look for the letters "CHT" after their name, which stands for "Certified Hand Therapist". 

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Ask Trevor CHT: Heat or cold?

Ask Trevor CHT Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Chronic Pain DeQuervain's Syndrome Hand Pain Hand Therapy Numb hands Osteoarthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis RSI Tendinitis Thumb pain Trigger Finger

Ask Trevor CHT: Heat or cold?

Crystal asks:

"Is it better to use heat or cold to relieve hand pain?"

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