Ron French, OT, CHT


Occupational Therapist

Certified Hand Therapist

O​UR LIBRARY 

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Carpal Tunnel Surgery:

Full Exercise Program 

After Stitches Removed

Ron talks about managing scar tissue, tightness, range of motion exercises, and strengthening.


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Jan. 25, 2017

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Carpal Tunnel Surgery:

First 10 Days After Surgery


Ron gives a brief description of carpal tunnel surgery and tips to care for your hand in the days following surgery. 


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Jan. 25, 2017

Hands

Ron explains in an easy to understand way why you are having pain, what may be causing it and what you can do about it.

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Jan. 25, 2017

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Treating Arthritis of the Hands


Ron provides tips and advise for managing hand pain from arthritis


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Jan. 25, 2017

Using the Hand Exerciser


How to properly use and change the rubber bands on our  hand exerciser.


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Jan. 25, 2017

Ron gives a quick review of when to use heat and ice to treat an injury.

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Jan. 25, 2017

RON'​S TOP BLOGS

Click for more info on Dupuytren's contracture

Dupuytren's usually affects the small and ring fingers.  

January 15, 2018

Dupuytren’s contracture is a disease that affects the fascia of the hand. Fascia is connective tissue made of collagen fibers that surround the muscles and organs providing structure and support. When the fascia thickens, it ... Click to read more...


Click for more info on CMC arthritis or arthritis of the thumb

CMC arthritis affects the base of thumb

December 2021

CMC joint arthritis affects the bone at the base of the thumb. It is most common in those over 40 years and is usually the result of wear and tear, especially repetitive actions involving ... Click to read more...


November 2021

Tennis elbow affects the outside of the elbow causing pain at the bony prominence of the elbow, the lateral epicondylitis. Pain happens when there is injury or inflammation in the tendon that attaches the muscle to bone. The pain is usually ... Click to read more...


It can be easy to overwork a muscle group while working out, doing yard work, or just playing with the kids or grandkids. But when should you be concerned that it more than sore overworked muscles? Here are four informational tips to help…read more

De Quervain's Contracture

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Sprain vs. Strain

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Bursitis 

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Heat vs. Cold: When to Apply to Injury

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Dupuytren's Contracture 

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