Occupational Finger Tip Injuries


Excerpted from the SEAK DVD Set: Advanced Orthopedics for Workers’ Compensation & Occupational Health Professionals

Occupational Hand & Arm Conditions: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prognosis

Andrew Jawa, MD discusses common workplace related injuries and diagnoses of the hand, wrist and elbow. The anatomy, clinical examination and pathogenesis of these injuries is explained and demonstrated with images and videos. There is a focus on carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome, traumatic fingertip injuries, scapho-lunate instability and repetitive stress injuries. The role of both non-operative and operative treatments, the importance of occupational therapy, and the expected recovery markers and return to work duration is discussed.