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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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Movement. Is. Medicine.  In line with our theme for National Physical Therapy Month 2020, let’s discuss WHO benefits from physical therapy. The easy answer is that everyone could benefit from some movement progression and exercise… so, I guess my work here is done. Thanks for reading!  I’m kidding, but only...
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Physical Therapy in St. Louis, MO.
“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs Our physical therapists at...
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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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Axes Physical Therapy of St. Louis demonstrates ideal work from home or remote office desk, chair, computer, headset and phone positions.
Are you one of the millions of Americans working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic? Forbes recently reported that almost 6 out of 10 American ‘knowledge’ workers are working remotely. More of us than ever are finding ourselves in different positions these days, both figuratively and literally. This sudden change could...
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