We are a group of occupational and physical therapists with a special interest in the rehabilitation of the upper extremity.
We are dedicated to the enhancement of upper extremity rehabilitation within Canada through the promotion of quality of care, education and information sharing.
Clinical Pearls: Test for Sagittal Band Rupture
The sagittal bands and juncturae tendinum jointly together transmit precise forces at the insertion of the Extensor Digitorum Communis (EDC) on the dorsum of the hand. Both these structures are jointly responsible for normal finger extension besides stabilization of the Metacarpo-Phalangeal (MCP) joints during motion.... read more (members only)
*This is a short snippet from the CSHT In Hand newsletter that is published online quarterly for CSHT members. If you would like to access the full newsletters please consider becoming a member of CSHT. All newsletters are available in the member's only section.
Designed for optimum support of thumb saddle joint. Positions metacarpal of thumb in stable, functional position with good gripper function. Anatomical design features rounded edges, simple locking system, integrated shapeable aluminum core and additional Velcro strap.