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Beginning Physical Therapy can feel daunting. AOPT is here to help with tips and tricks that will help you succeed in and outside of our clinic.How to Communicate with Your Therapist When you go in for your initial evaluation, share! The more information and medical history you can share with your therapist, the more insight...
Thumb Arthritis & Joint Protection Class
Event Details Please join us at Advanced Orthopedic Physical Therapy for a free educational seminar on joint protection. Jessica Smith, our occupational therapist, will lead participants through an educational overview of common conditions affecting the thumb. She will also dive into thumb arthritis and management strategies to help decrease pain and improve function. This event...
Trigger Finger
While the name might conjure images of wild west sharpshooters or deadly snipers, the condition of “trigger finger” gets its name from the trigger-like snap that occurs when the finger suddenly releases after a period of being locked down in a bent position.What is Trigger Finger? The tendons that run into the fingers have protective...
What is DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis?
Have you noticed increased pain on the thumb side of your wrist? You may be dealing with DeQuearvains Tenosynovitis. It's a mouthful to say, but it's a common culprit of radial (thumb sided) wrist pain. In this post, we will discuss what this condition is, who is most at risk, and strategies that can be...