tip pinch

tip pinch

(tip pinch)
occupational therapy Pinch between the tips of the index finger and the thumb.
Synonym(s): tip-to-tip pinch.

tip pinch

(tip pinch)
occupational therapy pinch between the tips of the index finger and the thumb.
Synonym(s): tip-to-tip pinch.
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Additional independent tests assessing grip strength showed statistically significant results at 6 months and tests assessing tip to tip pinch strength showed positive results.
A common variation is to position the forearm in pronation for the tripod and tip pinch....
Means and standard deviations for grip, key pinch, palmer pinch and tip pinch strength following the use of stainless steel and silicone instruments are presented in Table I.
There was also an improvement in palmer pinch and tip pinch strength between using stainless steel and silicone instruments, although these findings were not statistically significant.
FSR sensors were embedded on the device, and tip pinch strength was estimated with data collected from the sensors using a developed equation while participants were demonstrating tip pinch.
A pinch gauge (FUJI SEIKO Co., Ltd., Chiba, Japan) was used to measure the power of the tip pinch between the thumb, index finger, and little finger.
The mean age, disease duration, distal latency, S-W test, MMT of APB, tip pinch, grip power, pain score (VAS), and DASH score between two groups were compared using Student's t-test.
There is a potential for instability and loss of trapezial height; however, we know from the literature [5] that there are no statistically significant differences in postoperative grip strength, tip pinch strength, and key pinch strength between a tendon reconstruction and simple trapeziectomy.
We conducted three kinds of pinch tests: a tip pinch is the thumb tip to the index fingertip; a key pinch is the thumb pad to the lateral aspect of middle phalanx of index finger; a palmar pinch is the thumb pad to pads of the index and middle fingers.
One of the best methods is to tip pinch throughout the growing season.
Every broad bean plant must have the growing tip pinched out and composted.
Autumn-sown plants "break" or bush out naturally, unlike spring-sown ones which need to have the growing tip pinched out to encourage this.