PT and OT Helper: Fingers Hand

“The human hand is one of the most precise and wonderful mechanical devices in creation and vastly more impressive than any mechanical device that man has made”
................Stuart Burgess, Professor of Mechanical Engineering

This innovative app includes 38 exercises (listed below) designed by therapists that enhances and simplifies the rehabilitation experience for both the patient and therapist. This app is also appropriate to be used by anybody wishing to improve targeted muscle development.

The app eliminates patient confusion about any aspect of the exercise routine created specifically for their injury by their health professional. For the therapist it simplifies the creation of the exercise routine and provides the opportunity to confirm that the patient is performing their rehabilitation as prescribed. Never before has this level of exercise coordination been achieved that provides a better understanding and communication between the therapist and the patient. No longer is there any reason for the patient to leave the therapist’s office with just a piece of paper to describe the exercises to perform. This app will hasten the individuals return to activities of daily living, their job or to the sport they love.

The movement of the hand is determined by a sophisticated and coordinated relationship between bone, muscle, tendons, ligaments and the brain. Trauma to the wrist, thumb, finger or palm is quite common in society, but many people never seek treatment. Any injury to the underlying structures of the hand carries the potential for serious handicap. Whether mild or severe, they often inhibit a person’s ability to live life fully. Delaying the diagnosis and treatment may result in long-term problems or even permanent disability. Even minor injuries should be seen by a physician as soon as possible. The exercises in this app were created under the expert supervision of professionals in the field. To avoid injury you should always work with a therapist before performing these exercises.

FEATURES:

* Create a Custom exercise plan for unlimited users

* Purchase once and allow many users for each device. No Monthly Fee!

* The Therapist can create a Template of exercises for common injuries

* Custom exercise routines can be easily emailed to the patient to be used on their mobile device

* Precise animated graphics showing how to perform each exercise correctly

* Compete control for each exercise:
.......................Number of Sets
.......................Difficulty Level
.......................Number of Reps
.......................Speed

* Patent Pending speed adjustments allows patient to work at a comfortable speed

* Left and Right exercise distinction

* Audio and written instructions

* Graphically track performance and improvements

* Email graphs to therapist to show exercise progress

* Help screens and easy to follow video tutorial

EXERCISES INCLUDED:

USING FINGER EXERCISER (UltiGrip Finger Exerciser recommended):

Hook
Hook Individual Finger
Gross Grasp
Finger Tip Flexion
Trigger Pinch
Tip to Tip 2-Point
Tip to Tip 3-Point
Key Pinch Bent Thumb
Key Pinch Straight Thumb
Intrinsic Plus Position

USING PUTTY:

Finger Grip
Hand Flexion
Finger Pinch
3-Point Pinch
Thumb Press
Thumb Pinch
Thumb Adduction

USING POWER WEB:

Finger to Rim
Finger Extension
Two Hand Web Opposition
Thumb to Rim Opposition
Thumb Rim Adduction
Finger Adduction
Finger Abduction

USING FINGER EXTENSION (Digi-Extend recommended)

All Finger Extension
Isolated Finger Extension
Proximal Phalanx Extension

USING SQUEEZE BALL (Digi-Squeeze recommended):

Ball Squeeze

USING HAND EXERCISER (UltiGrip Hand Exerciser recommended):

Hook
Hook Individual Finger
Gross Grasp
Finger Tip Flexion
Trigger Pinch
Tip to Tip 2-Point
Tip to Tip 3-Point
Key Pinch Bent Thumb
Key Pinch Straight Thumb
Wrist Flexion
Intrinsic Plus Position

ISOMETRICS:

Extensor Stretch
Flexor Stretch
Isometric Wrist Extension
Isometric Wrist Flexion
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What's New

Version 1.4.3
New Exercises: Three Point Pinch, Extensor Stretch, Flexor Stretch,
Isometric Wrist Extension, Isometric Wrist Flexion
New Products Used dialog.
Bug fixes.

Version 1.3.3:
All new Hand Exerciser exercises.
New audio rep countdown feature.
Add iPhone compatibility.

Version 1.2.0:
Now sends and receives exercises from the new iPad version.

Version 1.1.1:
Minor internal security change.
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Additional Information

Updated
March 23, 2015
Size
4.4M
Installs
50+
Current Version
1.4.3
Requires Android
2.3 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
Interactive Elements
Users Interact
Permissions
Offered By
Cognatus Innovations, LLC
Developer
P.O. Box 42 Waban, MA 02468
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