Hand Contracture

Over the course of my nursing career I have come in contact with patients that for one reason or another have hand contracture. This is where the muscles/tendons/ligaments shorten making it difficult and painful to fully extend the affected part of the body.

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Body-for-LIFE: Week Seven


Old Injuries

Almost exactly one year ago to the day, I was training for the Segahunda Marathon at Letchworth State Park. My training schedule was not as refined as it is now. I worked, I came home, and no matter what time it was I headed over to the local track to get my miles in. Unfortunately, I didn’t have the foresight to predict complications that come with running in the same direction around a track over and over.

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