Category Archives: Tips

A Pain in the Thumb…

We need our thumbs…no question, right? So what do we do when we have pain in our thumbs?  The answer to this depends on what type of pain we have.  For the most part, though, there are a few simple … Continue reading

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Video Games

ASHT recommends parents teach their children the following hand and wrist exercises to reduce the risk of future injuries: Note: These exercises should never be painful when completing them. You should only feel a gentle stretch. Should you experience pain, … Continue reading

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Hand Held Electronics

ASHT released professionally designed guidelines to foster healthier use of handheld electronics and portable devices: o If you have pain during the activity, stop. Pain is one of the ways your body is letting you know that you are overextending … Continue reading

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Tennis Elbow Tips

ASHT recommends following these guidelines to avoid tennis elbow injuries: Playing • Avoid poor body positioning with the elbow leading the racquet. • Avoid “wrist flick” motions when striking the ball. Especially during the serve, do not turn the palm … Continue reading

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