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Mike interviews Michelle Coil (Occupational Therapist) about common hand problems including Carpal Tunnel, Trigger Finger, Arthritis & More.
Michelle is a compassionate and experienced Occupational therapist and certified hand therapist with additional certifications as an Ergonomic assessment specialist and Professional yoga therapist.
With nearly 20 years of experience, Michelle’s passion is to empower, support, and reach more people affected by hand and arm injuries. She's now sharing her knowledge online, making hand and arm health accessible to people worldwide. She is the creator of Virtual Hand Care. On this YouTube channel, she shares exercise programs and educational videos for people to improve motion, strength, and ultimately reclaim their favorite hobbies and activities.
Learn more at Virtual Hand Care- https://virtualhandcare.com/
Time Stamps: 00:00 Intro song
00:08 Michelle Introduction
00:47 Michelle’s Background
06:57 Virtual Hand Care Website
10:32 What is Carpel Tunnel?
15:50 What parts of the hand are affected first with carpel tunnel?
16:58 What Is Nerve Gliding/Flossing?
23:04 What are some treatments for Carpel Tunnel?
24:50 Carpel Tunnel Release Surgery?
26:20 Driving & Carpel Tunnel?
27:20 Numbness in pinky and ring finger?
28:26 Treatment for Cubital Tunnel
30:56 Golfers Elbow or Cubital Tunnel?
31:35 What is Trigger Finger?
35:23 What causes Trigger Finger?
36:25 Trigger Finger treatment options
39:34 Does Hitchhikers thumb lead to trigger finger/thumb?
41:48 Dupatrins treatment
43:55 Osteoarthritis of the hands!
47:30 Best option for moist heat?
49:51 What should I avoid with osteoarthritis of the hands?
52:48 Best exercises for osteoarthritis of the hands
54:34 Where to find Virtual Hand Care?
55:10 30-Day thumb program!
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