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De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is classified as radial-sided pain at the wrist and the base of the thumb. This condition is relatively common, affecting 1.3 percent of women and 0.3 percent of men. Physiotherapists play a valuable role in managing De Quervain’s, using their expertise in rehabilitation to improve outcomes in patients with this condition. In this course, Kate Thorn reviews the clinically relevant anatomy, discusses management and highlights important aspects of splinting and strengthening.
This course aims to enhance your knowledge of the management of De Quervain's Tenosynovitis.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.