Monthly Archives: September 2023

Dry Needling, Perspective from a Certified PT

Dry Needling at Desert Hand and Physical Therapy                                  What is Dry Needling? Dry Needling can be used to treat many different pathologies, including chronic pain, scar management, and increasing soft tissue extensibility. Thin needles are inserted through critical areas […]

Lateral Epicondylitis

Lateral Epicondylitis Conservative Management    WHAT IS LATERAL EPICONDYLITIS? Lateral epicondylitis is a repetitive stress condition in which the extensor wad, most commonly the extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB), has increased friction and swelling decreasing glide, general mobility and function of the extensor wrist. Typically, tenderness to palpation is found at the lateral, or outside, […]

How To: Complete an Ironman Race as an OT and CHT

Meet Charlotte: Triathlon Athlete and CHT at Desert Hand and Physical Therapy At Desert Hand and Physical Therapy, we have MANY talented and targeted specialists to care for you needs. Take a look at Charlotte’s Ironman journey below for some inspiration to get out there and try new things! The Ironman Race: The Story Completing […]

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