Trigger Finger

Online Course: Trigger Finger

Help your patients effectively manage their trigger finger

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Presented by:

Loren Szmiga

Physical therapist and hand therapist with extensive knowledge in manual therapy and dry needling for the upper extremities.

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Introduction

Trigger finger (also referred to as stenosing tenosynovitis) is a common musculoskeletal condition that is characterised by painful locking fingers that can interfere with day to day life. Physiotherapists play an important role in the conservative and post-operative treatment of trigger finger. In this course, Loren Szmiga explains the anatomy and pathology of trigger finger and gives important clinical tips about the management of this condition.

Aims

To discuss the patho-anatomy and different physiotherapy modalities of trigger finger so that participants can effectively manage their patients conservatively and post-operatively.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, discussions and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

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.

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