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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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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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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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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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