Wrist and hand pain in orthopaedic physical therapists: A mixed-methods study.

Affiliation

Program in Physical Therapy, School of Health and Natural Sciences Mercy College, 555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY, 10522, USA. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Orthopaedic physical therapists (PTs) who perform manual therapy are at high risk for wrist and hand pain. Studies that examine the magnitude, scope and causes of wrist and hand pain are needed so that prevention programs can be developed.

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