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Physical Therapist

Hand Therapy 114

Clinical Examination of the Hand


  • Outline and describe components of a comprehensive hand evaluation
  • Describe techniques for testing intrinsic and extrinsic muscles of the hand
  • Describe manual muscle testing grades for muscles of the hand
  • Perform tests to evaluate for intrinsic tightness and tightness of the oblique retinacular ligament
  • Review testing procedures for grip and pinch strengths
  • Describe nerve supply to the hand including motor and sensory function
  • Review vascularity of the hand and describe the Allen's test

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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