The underestimated power of walking

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Walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health; just 30 minutes every day can increase cardiovascular health, strengthen bones and muscles, reduce excess body fat, and boost your endurance and energy level. It reduces the risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, and becoming overweight. Literally, it’s the cheapest and the… Read more »

Simple but helpful: Exercises to avoid hand pain

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Your hands perform countless small and large tasks each day — from pouring coffee and brushing your teeth, to typing, lifting heavy objects or creating masterpieces.   But aching hands can transform the simplest task into something awful. Hands can hurt for a variety of reasons, from the mechanical to the neurological, say Dr. Hoang… Read more »

Wrist Care: Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by following these 6 steps

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Introduction Anywhere from 4 to 10 million Americans suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome every year, affecting their ability to work efficiently and even complete daily tasks. Hoang Tran, an occupational therapist in Miami, says it is among the top conditions treated each year at Hands-on Therapy Clinic. Occupational therapist in Miami explains that there is… Read more »

It is time to put your smartphone aside or how heavy surfing may cause carpal tunnel syndrome

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Heavy users of smartphones tap and swipe on their mobile phones’ touchscreens more than 5,000 times a day. A study presented at the Congress of the European Academy of Neurology in Amsterdam shows that these finger acrobatics can put major strain on the nerves of the hand and arm. In the worst cases, heavy users… Read more »

Crush injuries and the role of hand therapists

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One of the main areas of practice for hand therapists is treatment after surgery or injury, including crush injury. What is a crush injury and how can you get one? What happens afterwards? Your occupational therapist in Doral tells you in today’s article. What is a crush injury? A crush injury of the hand is… Read more »

Do I have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

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Whether you have heard heard of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) or not, the fact is that it is surprisingly common. One study highlighted that there were over 400,000 carpal tunnel surgeries in one year alone, costing the economy in excess of two billion dollars. Despite being so common, it is a condition which the general… Read more »