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occupational therapy
Fall prevention.
Did you know? Falls Edition 1 in 4 adults over the age of 65 will report a fall this year.  In the US every 11 seconds an older adult in seen in the ER due to injuries from a fall  In the US an older adult (65 and older) falls...
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Why Did I Choose Physical Therapy as a Profession?
“I’ll never forget the look on my first patient’s face when he came in for his final visit and told me that he was now able to perform his daily walking without any issues.” While I’ve only been a licensed physical therapist (PT) for a relatively short period of time,...
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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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Women struggles in heat wearing mask to return to sport in summer STL heat.
When it comes to protecting your health, especially in 2020, there is much to consider. A big topic that is being overlooked right now 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...
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Coffee has water in it right?!  At least that’s what I tell myself when the sun is coming up in the morning.  As a marathon runner and physical therapist with an undergraduate degree in nutritional sciences, you would think I would be excellent about being properly hydrated.  The truth is...
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COVID19 updates at Axes Physical Therapy in the Greater St. Louis Area
 “Is it safe for me to come to physical therapy during Covid-19?” There’s no doubt… the past several months have been filled with confusion, uncertainty, and doubt. It is likely that each of our lives have been impacted negatively over the past 3 months in some way.
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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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Athlete running for physical therapy for return to sport program at Axes Physical Therapy St. Louis.
Let’s be honest, I have watched more Netflix shows on my couch the past three months than I would care to admit. How about you? With the sunshine starting to peek through the rain clouds, it is tempting to go outside for a walk or run. If this is your...
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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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