Fri, 29 March 2019
Hand and wrist assessment and treatment can be overwhelming. There are a lot of tendons, ligaments and bones crammed into a small area, you need to worry about ligament and cartilage tears, rehabbing fine and gross motor control, strengthening, and then there are those fancy-looking splints you see. How would you like to get a better grip on hand and wrist injuries?
Physio Edge 088 Combating hand & wrist injuries part 1 with Ian Gatt
In this podcast with Physiotherapist (English Institute of Sport Boxing Technical Lead Physio) Ian Gatt, we discuss hand and wrist injuries in general, and dive into details on contact-related injuries encountered in boxing. If you treat patients that fall onto their hands and wrists, cop a blow to their fingers in ball sports, are boxers or martial artists, or just occasionally get involved in confrontations with walls or other immovable objects, you will enjoy this episode. You will explore:
In the next two podcasts with Ian, we will explore how you can assess and treat these injuries
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Resources associated with this episode:
Video - How to wrap a boxer's hands with Ian Gatt
Loosemore et al. 2016. Hand and Wrist Injuries in Elite Boxing: A Longitudinal Prospective Study (2005-2012) of the Great Britain Olympic Boxing Squad.
Other Episodes of Interest:
PE 043 - Sporting Shoulder with Jo Gibson
PE 027 - Sports Injury Management with Dr Nathan Gibbs
Direct download: Physio_Edge_088_Combating_hand__wrist_injuries_part_1_with_Ian_Gatt.mp3
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