Finger and Hand Exercisers for Physical Therapy and Home Use
Consider all the activities in which we use our fingers, from intricate fine motor skills including finger isolation to the raw strength activities of holding and grasping heavy and odd shaped objects as gross motor skills. The fingers of the hand, moved by muscles originating on the forearm and within the hand, work in a variety of ways to meet the demands of daily living in our complex world of technology and activity.
Consider these fire motor skills so important to daily activities.
- Holding a pencil and writing or drawing
- Using a computer, cellphone, or other communication technologies
- Holding a key and opening a lock
- Using tweezers to remove a sliver from a child
- . . . . . . and these are only just a few
Hand, finger and wrist exercises are great for a variety of ailments and conditions. Occupational and physical therapists use hand therapy to relieve arthritis pain, develop strength and dexterity in the fingers and wrist. Exercise or movement is one of the most, if not the most, important therapeutic intervention for damaged tissues, including the muscles, tendons, fascia, and cartilage that make of the joints of the body.
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