The use of vibrating power tools can lead to health effects known as ‘Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome’ (HAVS). HAVS causes changes in finger sensation which can lead to permanent numbness, muscle weakness and white fingers. Carpal Tunnel… Read more Do anti-vibration gloves help control the risks from vibration transmitted to the hands and arms?
Does ‘Downward Dog’ cause you wrist pain? Interesting fact… those of us who are naturally flexible often gravitate to doing things that require flexibility like gymnastics and Yoga. Being flexible isn’t the same thing as being… Read more Preventing Wrist Pain in Yoga, Pilates & Gym
Some interesting facts… With the widespread use of laptops and touch screens in the classroom and at home, students are losing the ability to write neatly and quickly as writing is performed less and less. Writing… Read more Strategies for Improving Speed and Legibility of Handwriting for Secondary Students
Is it business as usual at Peninsula Hand Therapy? Well the short answer is no! In these ever-changing times we have had to make a few changes to our service. Along with our increased cleaning regime,… Read more Our Experience with Telehealth
For all those ‘50 something ‘ ladies out there, have you been bothered with pain at the base of your thumb when you pinch, open a jar or weed the garden? Have you mentioned this to… Read more Some help for ladies with thumb pain