Palmar longitudinal scan of DIP joint
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The patient sits, hand supinated, arm supported. The probe is placed longitudinally on the palmar surface of the distal interphalangeal joint. Flexor digitorum profundis insertion at the base of the distal phalynx, middle phalynx and distal phalynx are visualised.
Flexion of DIP joint
Watch a video for healthcare professionals of flexion for DIP joint assessment. Flexing the distal interphalangeal joint identifies flexor digitorum profundis.
Hand and wrist pain
Hand and wrist pain is very common and usually doesn’t have a serious cause. Learn about treatments, exercises and other ways to manage hand and wrist pain.