According to a 2016 Bureau of Labor Statistics report, hand and wrist injuries combined for almost 17 lost days of work per 10,000 full-time workers. Shockingly, hand and wrist injuries were second only to back injuries, which accounted for just over 17 days – and were far greater than the 9 days recorded for knees and 8 days for shoulders.
Fortunately, having a complete assessment allows for proper treatment and full resolution. This is what we do at our office! Our average patient has suffered from pain for more than 6 months and seen 2-3 other providers before finding relief in our office!
Our services aren’t for everyone, but If you are tired of that annoying, frustrating pain that just won’t go away, we invite you to schedule a consultation with us to start getting answers!
A helthy elbow, wrist and hand should be able to extend the wrist back to 90 degrees and the fingers should approach 60 degrees. To thry this test at home, stand facing the wall. Place the forearm at shoulder height, extend the wrist with the opposite arm. Does it make it to 90 degrees? Is it painful?
Now pull back on the fingers as far as you can. Does it point back to your arm? is it painful or limited? If you failed any part of this test, we may be able to help. Click below to schedule an appointment.
"When I first met Mike, I had been trying everything from home remedies to orthopedic doctors to fix some of my self-induced ailments with no luck. After a complete evaluation of everything from my equipment, training schedule, and nutrition, Mike had me back on a path to complete not just my then current goals, but even some I had never dreamed of. I went from being a weekend runner, to a marathoner, to a triathlete, and eventually, an Ironman. With his help, honesty, and expertise in the areas of mind, body, and spirit, I've been able to accomplish more than I ever could have imagined. Thanks Mike."