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HAND INJURY / HAND EXERCISE

Arthritis

Arthritis (Rheumatoid - Hand) and Exercise:
Conservative Hand Therapy Treatments in Rheumatoid Arthritis (Keele University, Keele, UK - October, 2005)

Arthritis and Exercise:
Exercise Benefits Arthritis Sufferers (Northwestern University - April 12, 2005)

Arthritis and Exercise:
Exercise and Arthritis Myth (Medical News Today – May 26, 2005)

Arthritis and Exercise:
Exercise and Arthritis (Arthritis Foundation)

Arthritis and Exercise:
Exercise and Arthritis (American College of Rheumatology)

Arthritis and Exercise:
Exercise and Arthritis (American Council on Exercise)

Arthritis and Exercise:
Exercise and Cartilage (Lund University, Sweden)

Blood Pressure

Hand exercise:
Handgrip Exercises Lower Blood Pressure (Web MD – Oct 8, 2004)

Brain/ Nervous System

Exercise and Brain Function:
Improved Memory By Lifestyle Changes (UCLA - Dec 15, 2005)

Grip Strength

Grip strength and hand exercise:
Wrist Position Determines Force of Individuals Fingers (Abstract, U of Pittsburgh)

MS

Hand exercise:
Exercise Therapy Builds Strength, Mobility In MS Patients (Center For Advancement of Health Feb 22, 2005)

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis and Exercise:
Exercise Campaign Announced (IOF Lifestyle Campaign)

Repetitive Stress Injuries

Hand exercise and hand injury:
Blackberry Thumb – Real Illness or Just Dumb (Web MD – Jan 26, 2005)

Hand exercise and hand injury:
Blackberry Thumb? (Worker’s Comp Insider - Feb 03, 2005)

Hand exercise and hand injury:
For Some, Thumb Pain Is BlackBerry's Stain (Washington Post – April 22, 2005)

SPORTS

Golf

Hand exercise and golf grip:
40% of Golf Injuries Wrist, Hand & Elbow (Physician And Sports Medicine)

Climbing

Hand exercise and hand injury:
Most Common Climbing Injuries (Hughston Sports Medicine Foundation)

Hand exercise and hand injury:
Orthopedic problems in sport climbing (Wilderness Medical Association)

Tennis

Hand exercise and elbow injury/tennis elbow/ elbow tendonitis:
Most Common Tennis Injuries (Hughston Sports Medicine Foundation)