If you are experiencing hand or finger weakness, visit your physical therapist to learn exercises you can do for your specific condition. Your PT may use therapy putty to help improve your strength, and he or she may have you use therapy putty as part of your home exercise program.
Therapy putty is useful for a variety of different diagnoses, including:
The putty hand grip is a simple exercise to do to help improve overall grip strength in your hand.
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Putty Hand Grip
This step by step exercise program can give you some ideas of putty exercises to do to help improve hand strength and mobility. Check-in with your healthcare provider before starting this, or any other, exercise program.
Brett Sears, PT, MDT, is a physical therapist with over 20 years of experience in orthopedic and hospital-based therapy.
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Play with this putty that gives a therapeutic feeling during each use! Each putty jar includes 1oz of hemp-derived putty.
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