Weight Bearing Test
How to put on your WristWidget
Why the WristWidget works
What makes the WristWidget unique?
Non-Surgical Management of TFCC Tears
TFCC Tear Recovery - Modified Locust Stretch
TFCC Tear Recovery - 3 Stretches for Healing
TFCC Tear Recovery - Muscular Imbalance Test
This podcast episode of Hand Therapy Heroes is with Wendy Medeiros OTR/L CHT who has created the "WristWidget" orthosis. For those of you who have used this you will enjoy learning a bit more about the process of idea to roll-out and for those of you who have never heard if it you will add a valuable tool to your toolbox!
INSTAGRAM LIVE 1 - TOPICS
TFCC or Hamate
Weight bearing test
3.:33 – 5:16
7:06 – 9:51
Ulnar abutment – ulnar impaction
TFCC treatment protocols
Central Tears – ECU Tendonitis
SL tears – Surgery or Exercises
What is the Brachioradialis
Bone shortening surgery
Pain in morning
TFFC tears without a known cause
WristWidget vs Bullseye TFCC vs ECU
Pushups and Bicep Curls
Central Tear Surgery
TFCC recovery – what it looks like
WristWidget + Brace?
Ulna head compression
WristWidget to prevent re-injury?
Testing with Tape
7# without to 40# with WW – what next?
Can TFCC cause ulnar impaction syndrome?
How often to do the Weight Bearing Test?
Radius Fracture and TFCC
How to get an objective opinion
INSTAGRAM LIVE 2 – TOPICS – It’s windy! https://www.instagram.com/p/CH6DJ1_F_4v/ :17- 1:14 Peripheral tears in both wrists 1:15-2:52 Peripheral or Central tear – how to tell 2:52-4:20 Are there tears that can’t be treated with the WW 4:25-6:05 Central tear statistics 6:06-8:25 MRI shows TFCC tear – do I need surgery 8:25-10:38 What are “normal” Weight Bearing Test results 10:42-12:49 The location of pain matters 13:20-15:02 Help! 3 doctors tell me 3 different things 15:27-16:12 How can something so simple work? (WristWidget) 16:14-18:53 I have a “mild” injury - and still have pain. 18:53-20:21 FCU or ECU how to tell the difference and what to do 20:21-21:27 Extensor strengthening 21:33-25:58 The WristWidget is uncomfortable (ECU + TFCC) 24:20-25:47 E-stim, TENS, for ECU tendonitis 26:00-28:51 Cubital Tunnel – Ulnar nerve issues 28:55-29:47 Ultrasound and Laser therapy 29:53-33:00 Undiagnosed fractures – how to diagnose 33:06-35:14 WristWidget – how tight is too tight? What if it leaves a mark? 35:16-45:50 Ganglion cysts and TFCC tear treatment (live case walkthrough)