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4th of july firework safety tips
It’s sweet summertime – one of my favorite times of the year. I’m not here to rain on your holiday parade, but we need to talk about 4th of July Safety Tips! Each year typically between June and July, thousands of injuries occur due to fireworks. Despite the dangers, few...
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In honor of Hand Therapy Awareness Week 2022, we are sharing one of our #ThrowbackThursday stories. Summer 2019, Axes Certified Hand Therapist, Julie Freiner, traveled to Honduras with a St. Louis based surgeon to offer her rehabilitation expertise to underprivileged locals in the area post surgery.  A medical missionary….. what...
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In honor of Hand Therapy Week 2022, Axes celebrates hand therapists everywhere. Hand therapists (CHT) are experts in managing acute, chronic and post-surgical conditions of the upper extremity resulting in the loss of function and inability to perform daily activities. From our newer grads to seasoned hand therapists, we are...
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Every day in my job, I ask patients to please rate their pain on a scale of 0-10. 0 means no pain at all and 10 means the pain is so bad that you need to go to the emergency room.” Occasionally, I will get patients that tell me, with...
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One of the most overlooked seasons for a baseball player is the off-season. Whether you’ve played twenty games for your local high school team or fifty for your traveling summer team, the offseason is upon us. After playing so many games your body may need a break, but this might...
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pregnancy stretches for hips, back, legs
Since the pandemic rise from March 2020, there has been a significant decline in the birth rate. It was found that there are 300,000 fewer births from 2020, dropping the birthrate by 4%. December 2020 had an 8% decline from the previous December 2019. But with the vaccine being more...
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The development of handwriting skills begins as early as 4 months of age. This is when the palmar reflex begins to integrate and the baby begins to intentionally initiate grasp. Typically, larger muscle control develops before smaller muscle control. Achieving crawling, walking, and climbing milestones is imperative to good fine...
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When it comes to protecting your health, there is much to consider. A big topic that can often be overlooked is the temperature increase in the hot and humid Midwestern climate! Many times during the summer, you will hear the local news asks us to check in on your neighbors...
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hiring physical therapists in the st louis area in ofallon st. peters and farmington missouri
Axes Physical Therapy is once again pleased to announce more expansion and hiring within our organization. Since 2015 with two locations and the desire to change the physical therapy landscape in the Midwest, Axes has quickly become a place of great importance to patients and the caring employees who make...
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“Kenny, before “the accident”, was my 53 year old fiancé who worked as a chef for 35+ years who, over the last few years, fell in love with not only me, but also the game of golf. Kenny and I met at Lift For Life Academy, LFLA, a charter school...
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