What people do for shoulder pain.

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Miami physical therapy

Does your shoulder hurt? Do you have a hard time getting to sleep at night because your shoulder hurts too much? Or getting not able comfortable at night when trying to laying on your favorite side? Do you wake up with a painful and stiff shoulder making it hard to get dressed and ready for… Read more »

Insurance and occupational/physical therapy

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Miami occupational therapy clinic

Do you have an injury and need occupational therapy or physical therapy services but not sure what you are covered for?  Insurance is a quagmire that I would rather not even deal with but it very much is a huge aspect of healthcare. I know because I also deal with it on my end as a… Read more »

What you need to know about wounds.

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wound care miami in action

This past weekend, I was able to attend a wound care course with a nice group of Miami occupational therapist, physical therapist, and hand surgeons.  There were many from the surrounding South Florida area as well.  As a certified hand therapist, I do a lot of wound care in my clinic and have had many… Read more »

How occupational therapy can help after a wrist fracture.

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certified hand therapy for distal radius fracture

How occupational therapy can help after a wrist fracture. As an occupational therapist with a hand therapy clinic in Miami, wrist fractures are a common diagnosis that I treat.  Anything that is near the wrist, people call a wrist injury.  But you actually have 8 small wrist bones and then 2 longer forearm bones called… Read more »

Do you have thumb pain?

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Miami occupational therapy clinic

Do you have thumb pain?  Don’t know how it got there? Or more importantly…how do you get rid of it!! This week I am going to discuss De Quervain’s tendinitis, which is also known as radial styloid tenosynovitis.  It is usually pain around the thumb/wrist area when you go to grab something like a jug… Read more »

Frostbite finger injury in Miami?

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I met this young kid last year that came to my clinic with injuries to his small and long finger.  They were covered in a thick black scab…it looked like burns to the tips of his fingers, but not your typical burns that I had seen.  Now it’s not that I treat a ton of… Read more »