Conservative treatment of Myofascial Trigger Points and joint mobilization for management in patients with thumb carpometacarpal osteoarthritis

Jorge Hugo Villafañe, Pablo Herrero

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Abstract

In an attempt to decrease pain and increase function in patients with CMC OA, these authors have described the combination of two techniques that can be performed to treat this common problem. Before applying the techniques, each therapist must determine if the application of the technique falls within their scope of practice. - K ristin V aldes , OTD, OT, CHT, Practice Forum Editor.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Hand Therapy
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Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2015

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Trigger Points
Thumb
Osteoarthritis
Joints
Pain
Conservative Treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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