Try to get an OT to make you a splint
Try using your lateral hypothena emminence as much as possible
Try recruiting the intrinsic flexors of the thumb.
Regards Kevin Reese PT UK
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From: Jim Cross <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Sunday, June 10, 2001 12:36 PM
Subject: thumb pain.
> I am a physio recently started working back in musculoskeletal
> I am having problems with thumb pain after performing spinal mobs on
> patients mainly as aresult of hyperextending MCPs and poor stability at
> Is anyone aware of any effective products e.g. splints, to help provide
> stability whilst performing palpation and mobs? Are there any effective
> stability exercises for the thumb?
> Is anyone aware of any research looking at these problems in
> thanking you in advance.