Intersection syndrome wrist thumb splinting taping
Intersection syndrome is an overuse injury of the forearm. Taping has been described for the management of soft tissue injuries, yet there has been no report for the management of intersection syndrome using this method. The purpose of this case series was, therefore, to describe the efficacy of taping for the management of intersection syndrome. Five patients with intersection syndrome were managed by taping, in an effort to reduce crepitus induced by thumb movements. Nonstretch sports tape was applied, with an ulnarly directed tension force across the dorsal aspect of the forearm.
Intersection Syndrome in a Handcyclist: Case Report and Literature Review
Intersection syndrome describes a rare inflammatory condition located at the crossing point between the first dorsal compartment muscles and the radial wrist extensor muscles. It is a repetitive motion injury that affects patients who overuse their wrists. The present report reviews the incidence of the condition as well as the special populations it affects. The anatomy of the wrist is presented and clinical findings and physical examination techniques are reviewed to help the reader reach a quick but correct diagnosis. Finally, the most appropriate treatment approach is presented, incorporating rehabilitative methods designed to ensure a full and prompt functional recovery and resumption of physical activity.
Physiotherapy in Hamilton for Wrist and Forearm Issues
Injuries to the forearm occur quite commonly due to overuse or repetition. These are usually associated with sports and sports injuries. The distal forearm muscles are divided up into six compartments. Of these compartments, one and two are involved in Intersection syndrome Yonnet,
Intersection syndrome is a painful condition of the forearm and wrist. It can affect people who do repeated wrist actions, such as weight lifters, downhill skiers, and canoeists. Heavy raking or shoveling can also cause intersection syndrome. The pain from intersection syndrome is usually felt on the top of the forearm, about three inches above the wrist.