Hand & Wrist
The content below is not meant to replace assessments and diagnoses from trained medical professionals. The content being shared is a visual resource that compliments custom home programs created by certified athletic therapist, Melissa Deonaraine CAT(C), for patients whom she has physically assessed and treated in clinic. Always check with your medical provider before trying content found on the internet is safe for you to try.
Contrast bathes aren't loved by many but they are highly effective speeding up recovery to wrists, hands, fingers, thumbs, ankles, feet, and toes. Thankfully you're not stuck doing it for a long period of time.
Before trying something like this, make sure you're working a medical professional to make sure this is okay to do. Individuals who have allergies or sensitivities to cold may not be able to tolerate this cryotherapy technique and have to try something else instead.
Flexor Tendon Gliding
Muscles and tendons work as a pulley system in your body following the grooves and pathways shaped by your bones and various structures.
Sometimes we need to assist those tendons to get back on track to work efficiently.