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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 »

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 »