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Hand and Wrist
Carpal tunnel syndroms, signs, symptom, and treatment with physical therapy near me.
Do I… have carpal tunnel? It is the middle of the night, you are sound asleep, you are suddenly woke up by pain not in your back, not in your knees but of all places your hands. They hurt, they burn and they feel like they are sound asleep (like...
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Hand therapy rehab services now offered in Hazelwood, MO Axes Physical Therapy.
We are excited to announce that beginning in early June 2020, Axes Physical Therapy in Hazelwood, MO will offer hand therapy services. Occupational therapist, Laura Jenkins, MS, OTR/L, will provide daily appointments to those suffering from an injury or post-operative conditions affecting the fingers, thumb, hand, wrist and elbow.
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Hand therapy for post injury and post surgery.
“Somehow, my arm was just pulled into the wood splitter…” Betty came to Axes Physical Therapy after almost losing her arm in an accident at her home. On April 14th, Betty and her husband of 28 years were splitting wood in their yard together. Betty said that what happened next...
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Julie Freiner is celebrating Hand Therapy Week in the Greater St. Louis are at Axes Physical Therapy.
Have you noticed how much we communicate with our hands? We play peek a boo with our babies, blow a kiss to our toddlers, give a thumbs up to our preschoolers, a heart hand to our grade-schoolers, a high five to our teenagers,  and a peace sign to our “too...
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Axes Physical Therapy celebrates Hand Therapy Awareness Week 2020 with the ASHT spotlighting our occupational therapists and their patient success stories post injury and post surgery.
Hand Therapy Week 2020  Meet Dale, who visits Chantell Unnerstall, OTR/L, CHT at Axes Physical Therapy in Union, MO. Dale has always been a ‘handyman,’ pun intended. He’s a truck driver by trade, a dad and grandpa personally, and likely many, he is a gun owner. Gun safety has always...
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Acheiving great results pos surgery, post injury, or from other orthopaedic conditions, sports specific, workers compensation, rehabilitation, and recovery.
“In the face of adversity, you find out if you’re a fighter or a quitter. It’s all about getting up after you’ve been knocked down.”  It is safe to say most of us in some way, shape, or form over the last few months have been knocked down. The novel coronavirus,...
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Man playing golf showing proper form of elbow on backswing to prevent in an effort to prevent golfer's elbow.
FORE! It’s that time of year again when the links are heating up… and so are complaints of body pain. Because golf is one of the few outdoor recreational activities that small groups can participate in during times of Covid-19 and social distancing, some folks are grabbing clubs for the first time. Golfing engages the entire body...
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certified hand therapy
Injuries to the hand or wrist can be highly disruptive to patients, interfering with the ability to perform the simplest of tasks. When unable to dress yourself, make a cup of coffee, or eat a meal because of a hand injury, it’s imperative that your recovery is guided by experts...
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texting thumb pain
“Ok, I’ll text you!” How many times do you find yourself using that line? The average person spends around 23 hours a week texting – more if you are a Millennial or younger. Sure, texting allows you to stay “in touch” but if you overdo it, you can develop, “Texting...
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It’s sweet summertime! One of my favorite times of the year! I’m not here to rain on your Fourth of July parade, but let’s talk firework safety so you can stay safe and keep enjoying those summer nights! Each year typically between June and July, thousands of injuries occur due...
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