Miami occupational therapy clinic

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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 »

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Key Questions to ask you Occupational Therapist… So maybe you have had an injury to your body such as a broken bone or surgery, an injury to your brain such as a stroke, or have a condition that is effecting your ability to function independently like you were before such as Parkinson’s.  If any one… Read more »

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Two years and growing.   Two years ago today, I opened Hands on Therapy Services, certified hand therapy and an occupational therapy clinic in Miami to its first patient.  I remember Julio.  He was a shoulder rotator cuff repair, a hardworking man trying to get better to get back to the way he lived and… Read more »

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If you have ever been to occupational or physical therapy?  Did your therapist put a hot pack or a cold pack on your injured body part?  I know I often use heat and cold modalities and many of my patients want to know why I am using it, should they also be using it at… Read more »

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This week marks my office assistant’s end of her 3 month probationary period with us here at Hands on Therapy Services.  I am very happy to have Gretell on board with us and hope she can stay as long as she can and potentially even grow within our company.  Sometimes I have so many stories… Read more »

Occupational therapy in Miami provocitive test

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[prisna-google-website-translator] What can you expect during your 1st hand therapy visit? As the certified hand therapist here in Miami, I have been noticing more lately than ever before a delay in people coming into therapy after getting hurt or after surgery.  There are a lot of reasons like money or if it’s a worker’s compensation… Read more »

thick scar

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[prisna-google-website-translator] As an occupational therapist and certified hand therapist, I would say majority of my cases have had surgery so I see scars all the time!  They all need some amount of scar care after surgery.  Can hand therapy help with scar tissue?  Absolutely!! But what is scar tissue?  We focus on the hand, wrist,… Read more »

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[prisna-google-website-translator] “My hands and fingers are so swollen, how do I get the swelling down?”  This is one of the most common question that I get asked from people that have swelling after hand/wrist injuries or surgeries. First, let’s talk about what is swelling in hand?  Swelling is the inflammatory process after an injury or surgery…. Read more »

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[prisna-google-website-translator] Every November, Diabetes Awareness Month is observed to bring greater awareness and education about the disease and its’ effect on millions of people young and old.  This year the theme is “Everyone has a role, what is yours?”  As an occupational therapist and hand therapist, I have a role in educating my patients on… Read more »