miami occupational therapy

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You have probably heard of the term ‘occupational therapy’, but might not be 100% familiar with what it actually means or entails. This article aims to explain all the basics, namely: What, Where, When, Why, and Who! What is occupational therapy? The World Federation of Occupational Therapists defines OT as a “client-centred health profession concerned… Read more »

Tips on how to avoid cutting your hand when cutting mangoes!

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Hey!!  It’s SUMMER in Miami and I always equate summer with MANGOES!  It’s mango season and that gets me EXCITED!!  I just love mangoes!  So here are 3 helpful tips to avoid cutting your hand this summer when cutting up some mangoes. I just went mango picking just yesterday and was giving it out to… Read more »

Miami physical therapy

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Miami physical Therapy – Osteoarthritis: How to relieve the pain in your joints Osteoarthritis is a chronic condition of the joints. Patients suffering from osteoarthritis (OA) may experience swelling, pain and stiffness of the joint, usually hips, knees or the neck, although OA can occur in any joint. It is a common condition that is… Read more »

shoulder blog

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Do you want to stay active and work out but are having shoulder pain? Have you tried taking care of it on your own and it’s still not gone away? Have you gone to doctors and all they want to do is recommend drugs, injections, and surgery? If you have answered yes to the above,… Read more »

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 »