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Hand and Wrist
A medical missionary….. what do think of when you hear that? I believed that it was going to an underprivileged area in the world and giving my time and talents. Well, I was partially right. Yes, I was able to demonstrate the skills that I have in my occupation as...
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hand therapy
This week, we celebrate Hand Therapy Awareness Week. What is hand therapy you ask? Many people are unaware of the specialized nature of hand therapy and what it takes to become a certified hand therapist. It’s a very rigorous process and this is why there are only approximately 6,000 certified...
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Wrist, arm, hand pain
As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. What else to do we hear about when the showers and thunderstorms come? Aching joints! How many times have you heard, “It’s going to rain today. I can tell because my joints are aching and my arthritis is acting up?” Research...
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hand treatment for hand injury
To wrap up Occupational Therapy Month, we’re announcing that we will begin offering certified hand therapy services in South County beginning on April 22, 2019. To schedule an appointment, contact us directly or request an appointment online. Certified Hand Therapists are highly trained specialists in the management and treatment of...
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Occupational Therapy
The saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers.” As an avid gardener, I look forward to April as the warmer spring weather leads to flowering dogwoods, the beautiful pink blooms of the redbud trees, cheery yellow daffodils popping up, and the return of hummingbirds. I also love April because it...
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Hand injuries
With the warmer days comes more outside activities and the need to start working in the yard again after a long break. Many of us find ourselves cleaning up the winter yard debris that has collected over the past several months.  Here are some helpful hints to protect your hands...
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hand therapy
Occupational Therapy (OT) began just over 100 years ago when US soldiers returned from World War I with injuries that kept them from performing daily activities. OT’s (or rehabilitation aides as they were first called) began helping soldiers return to a more normal way of life through activity-based rehabilitation. We...
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With the increased use of technology, handwriting is becoming a less preferred method of communication. Ironically, today (1/23) is National Handwriting Day but fewer adults and children are using handwriting as a mode of communication. As a result, hand weakness has also become more prevalent in both youth and adults....
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