Looking after your baby with de Quervain's
How to prevent or decrease symptoms of DeQuervains tenosynovitis for new parents in handling and feeding baby. This useful video has been made by colleagues at Ballarat Health.
This is a common pattern of deformity in thumb Arthritis
How we education clients about one of the common deforming patterns in base of thumb osteoarthrtis.
Try this exercise to build thumb stability
Base of thumb stability
A useful exercise for building up stability at the base of the thumb, first CMCJ OA or basal joint OA, osteoarthritis. Having pain at the base of the thumb is common, particularly in post menopausal aged females. For more information about how we treat the sore thumb click here. Or see our blog Painful Thumb.
Tips for knitting with finger joint Arthritis
A couple of fantastic tips and tricks for knitting with painful finger joint Arthritis. Try a knitting cord. The knitting cord holds the knited garment and as it gets heavier it is supported by the weight of the body rather than in each hand, thus decreasing the load through the small joints of the fingers. And also chekc out these knitting needles, we think they are made from bamboo- they are very smooth, and they don't get cold!