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Wrist Braces Barrie

Wrist injuries and conditions can significantly impact our daily lives, limiting our ability to perform simple tasks and affecting overall productivity. Overuse injuries are also common, affecting up to 30% of people who participate in repetitive activities, such as typing or playing sports.

Due to the inconvenience brought about by wrist injuries, finding effective solutions to alleviate pain, support healing, and restore functionality is crucial. This is where wrist braces come into play. They can be invaluable tools in managing a wide range of wrist-related conditions and injuries, offering relief, promoting recovery, and enhancing overall wrist function. In this article, we explore the benefits and applications of wrist braces, their common uses for various conditions, and how they can enhance wrist health and function.

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Conditions Commonly Associated with Wrist Braces

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve, which runs through a narrow passageway in the wrist called the carpal tunnel, becomes compressed. This compression leads to symptoms such as pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and fingers. Wrist braces designed for carpal tunnel syndrome provide support and immobilization to the wrist, relieving pressure on the median nerve. They help maintain a neutral wrist position, reduce inflammation, and alleviate symptoms.

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  • Sprains and Strains

Wrist sprains and strains occur when the ligaments or muscles in the wrist are stretched or torn. These injuries can result from falls, sports activities, or sudden impacts. Wrist braces for sprains and strains such as the DONJOY DUOFORM help immobilize the wrist joint, providing support and preventing further damage. They assist in reducing pain, inflammation, and instability, allowing the injured ligaments or muscles to heal.

  • Tendonitis

Tendonitis is the inflammation of a tendon, often caused by repetitive movements or overuse. Wrist tendonitis commonly affects individuals who perform repetitive tasks such as typing, playing sports, or engaging in activities that involve repetitive wrist movements. Wrist braces for tendonitis, such as BAUERFEIND ManuTrain provide compression, stability, and support to the affected tendons, reducing strain and promoting healing.

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  • Wrist Fractures

Wrist fractures commonly result from falls, accidents, or sports injuries. A fractured wrist may involve the radius, ulna, or other bones in the wrist joint. Wrist braces for fractures provide immobilization and support, keeping the bones aligned during the healing process. They help stabilize the wrist, reduce pain and swelling, and promote proper bone alignment for optimal recovery.

  • Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSIs)

RSIs are conditions that develop from repetitive movements, leading to irritation and inflammation of the tendons, muscles, or nerves in the wrist and hand. Conditions such as De Quervain's tenosynovitis or intersection syndrome are examples of RSIs. Wrist braces for RSIs provide compression and support to the affected area, reducing strain on the tendons and muscles. They help alleviate pain, minimize further damage, and promote healing.

How Physiotherapy is Used with Wrist Braces

Physiotherapy plays a crucial role in the comprehensive management of wrist conditions when combined with the use of wrist braces. Physiotherapists play a critical role in providing personalized care, addressing the underlying causes of wrist conditions, and facilitating a comprehensive rehabilitation approach for optimal outcomes. By combining wrist braces with physiotherapy interventions, individuals can experience enhanced pain relief, improved wrist function, and a faster recovery process.

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Dan Steffens Owner & Pedorthist

Dan Steffens

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Location: MyoDynamic Health Physiotherapy & Orthotics

Owner & Pedorthist

Born and raised in Barrie, Dan is a very proud owner and founder of MyoDynamic. He has had extensive training that specializes in the manufacture and design of custom orthotics, compression stockings, custom knee braces, orthopaedic shoes, and other foot care products. Dan is dedicated to his patients rehabilitation and satisfaction at his clini... See More

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Lauren Simonds  Pedorthist (Currently on Mat Leave)

Lauren Simonds

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Location: MyoDynamic Health Physiotherapy & Orthotics

Pedorthist (Currently on Mat Leave)

Lauren received her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education from Wilfrid Laurier University. Following graduation she completed the post-graduate diploma program in Pedorthics through the University of Western Ontario.

As a Canadian Certified Pedorthist practicing since 2011, Lauren is determined to help people g... See More

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