What is a frozen shoulder

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You may have heard of the term ‘frozen shoulder’ or “frozen shoulder “syndrome”. It may also be referred to as ‘adhesive capsulitis’. It’s a common. What is a frozen shoulder? A frozen shoulder is pain and stiffness in the shoulder. Tissue around the shoulder joint becomes tighter and the amount of synovial fluid reaching the… Read more »

Occpational therapy miami kinesiotaping

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Occupational therapy Miami – Do’s and Don’t of Kinesiology Taping Kinesiology taping can be a great treatment solution for patients struggling with sports injuries. It is a rehabilitative technique that involves taping of injured body parts to facilitate the natural healing process that doesn’t influence the range of motion of the given joint/muscle1. If done,… Read more »

miami occupational therapy

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What does it mean to be a Miami occupational therapist? Hoang Tran – a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) from Hands on Therapy Clinic shares her thoughts with her patients : First and foremost, I feel extremely lucky to be able to carry out the job that gives me a sense of fulfilment and satisfaction, especially… Read more »

certified hand therapy for distal radius fracture

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Hoang Tran is an Occupational Therapist (OT/L) and Certified Hand Therapist (CHT), who graduated from the University of Florida in 2000 with a master’s degree in occupational therapy. She first gained experience in acute care settings of hospitals such as Parkway and Cleveland Clinic, skilled nursing facilities, and rehabilitation centers. In 2001, she started working… Read more »

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Anyone with a hand injury should consider calling a doctor or seek medical attention. If medical attention is delayed, the potential for devastating and sometimes irreversible injuries increases greatly. One must know, that even the smallest cut or seemingly innocent hand injury could require advanced treatment delivered by a professional hand therapist to prevent infection… Read more »

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SO this is the follow up blog to the insurance blog last week.  As a therapy clinic, we can decide what path our clinic takes.  Whether we do insurance or just do cash only practice.  Some Miami occupational/physical therapy clinics focus their clinic even more with workers compensation patients only.  We can even focus on… Read more »

Miami occupational therapy clinic

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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 »

wound care miami in action

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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 »

certified hand therapy for distal radius fracture

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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 »