Living with Hand Pain blog — RSI

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: Scared of a steroid shot

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Ask Trevor CHT: Scared of a steroid shot

Rita asks:

"I have osteoarthritis in my wrist and have been advised to get a steroid shot. I’ve heard that this can be very painful and it’s putting me off getting it done. Any advice?"

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Ask Trevor CHT: What's the best ergonomic mouse?

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Ask Trevor CHT: What's the best ergonomic mouse?

Shawna asks:

"I have Carpal Tunnel. My boss has said that if I can find a good ergonomic mouse or keyboard then he will buy it for me. I don’t really know what I’m looking for.

Do you have any recommendations or tips as to what I should look for in a mouse, and do the cheaper ones work as well as the expensive ones or do you get what you pay for?"

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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?

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Ask Trevor CHT: Heat or cold?

Crystal asks:

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

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