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Common Wrist Conditions: Assessment & Treatment with Doug Bryant

Patients with wrist injuries from an acute injury such as a fall or twisting injury, or chronic injuries from overload are a common Physio presentation, while wrist anatomy and diagnosis is often not able to be covered in detail in undergraduate Physio education.

Sharpen your knowledge and treatment skills for common wrist injuries in this video series with Wellington Physiotherapist and Hand Therapist Doug Bryant. You will discover:

  • Likely injuries depending on the mechanism of injury
  • When to order XR for potential scaphoid #
  • Objective assessment of the wrist
  • Surface anatomy of the wrist
  • Palpation of the wrist
  • When & when not to perform wrist special tests
  • How to perform special tests for wrist injuries
  • Diagnosis of common wrist injuries
  • Imaging for common wrist conditions - which views to request
  • Treatment of scapho-lunate ligament
  • Treatment of Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) injuries

You will also cover in detail:

  • ECU Subluxation
  • Distal radio-ulnar joint injury and instability
  • Zones of the wrist, and relevant injuries in each zone
  • Lunate fracture
  • EDC tendinopathy
  • Neuritis/Nerve entrapment of the Proximal Interosseous Nerve

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