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Hand therapists in Affton, South County, and St. Peters.
We are excited to announce in January 2021, based on demand, Axes Physical Therapy has added Hand Therapy services in our Affton, St. Peters, and South County locations. Occupational therapists Annie Pietroburgo, OTR/L in Affton, Matt Williams, MS, OTR/L in St. Peters, and Sarah Schroeder, OTR/L, CHT in South County...
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Patient Spotlight at Axes Physical Therapy, Caitlyn gets her hand rehabilitated by Julie Freiner, OTR/L, CHT
Caitlyn’s journey began when she was 16 years old when she woke up one morning with a paralyzed wrist and hand. After making a concerned visit to her primary care doctor, she learned that she suffered from a nerve injury. The cause was a complete mystery to her and her...
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As St. Louis County moves back to more strict restrictions in the wake of COVID-19, we are confident in our protocols that have been in place since the start of the pandemic to keep our doors open.
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With summer in the books, things are cooling down — and soon to become downright chilly. And as the seasons change, cold-weather joint pain is something you might find yourself experiencing either before or after those fall and winter activities.
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Scott Gallant physical therapist is joining Axes Physical Therapy in Affton, MO serving South County areas.
Axes Physical Therapy is pleased to announce the opening of it’s newest location in Affton, MO on November 10, 2020. Located centrally within the densely populated region 15 minutes southwest of downtown St. Louis, the clinic and it’s expert staff will serve the surrounding communities of Affton, St. Louis City,...
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Blog about the importance of continuity of care in physical therapy in St. Louis, MO.
Unfortunately, it’s a common scenario…   Busy physical therapist in an outpatient setting   Multiple therapists at each location and between locations   Patient arrives for their initial evaluation…sees “therapist A”   On second visit, patient arrives and finds out they’re scheduled with “therapist B”   On third visit, patient arrives and finds out they’re...
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Where there is no movement, there is pain.
“Where there is no movement, there is pain.” Lower back pain (LBP) is the most common cause of disability and lost work time among working-age adults in industrialized countries (1,3). In addition, it is the most common condition seen by a physical therapist. LBP is the second most common reason...
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