Thumb pain? Fix your Texter’s Thumb

TIMESTAMPS ⏱ 0:00 Intro 1:50 Wrist Extensor Stretch 2:49 Radial Nerve Slider  3:57 Finkelstein Stretch 5:03 Eccentric Wrist Extension 6:30 Thumb Extension-Resisted-Band    Find yourself with nagging thumb pain with sending that important work email? Picking up your newborn? Gaming with your friends? Even gripping the steering wheel? You may be dealing with "Texter's Thumb" or "Mommy's Thumb" of "Gamer's Thumb." These are all terms for a condition that us physical therapists call De Quervain's Tenosynovitis which is an irritation of two important tendons that help assist with gripping and lifting related tasks as well as extension of the thumb. With repetitive use, these tendons can be come very irritated and can cause localized pain to the area. In a world that has gone digital, we see this injury more often than not! Join Lauren as she takes you through some exercises to help alleviate this pain and discomfort!   If you are looking for ways to really take control of this issue, we recommend our Elbow, Wrist and Hand Program
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