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Hand and Wrist
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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