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Upper Extremity
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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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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upper extremity injury
Do you sit behind a desk for hours at a time? If so, you don’t have to suffer through neck aches, back pain, sore wrists and numb fingertips! Proper office ergonomics can help reduce stress and strain on joints, allowing you to make it through your work day pain-free and...
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