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[prisna-google-website-translator] I am fortunate to get so many great, interesting cases cross my path over the years.  Since I am blogging now, I want to share one of my most recent case of a hand injury after an attack. Recently, a young man called to schedule his appointment for hand therapy after hand surgery.  Matt’s… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Focus On Health, Shoulder/Neck.

[prisna-google-website-translator] Normally after you cut your hand or break your elbow, occupational therapy may be required to regain full motion and function.  So why not after breast cancer surgeries?  Women (and men) who undergo mastectomies can develop shoulder pain on the same side of surgery.  It is not uncommon to have issues even up to… Read more »

bad posture

Posted by & filed under Elbow, Focus On Health, Hand/Wrist, Massages, Shoulder/Neck.

[prisna-google-website-translator] October is ergonomics month! What is ergonomics you ask? It is the study of people and work to put it simply – with the goal of creating and ensuring a safe environment and reducing injuries. There is so much information about this topic because we all work for the most part in some way… Read more »

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[prisna-google-website-translator] Let’s talk about broken bones in children. Let’s face it, we know kids are rambunctious, full of energy, and something is bound to happen at some point with all that running and jumping around.   In my whole life…knock on wood…I have never broken any bones.  I have kids and ….knock on wood…they have not… Read more »

mallet finger

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[prisna-google-website-translator] Let’s talk Mallet finger… Sometimes the smallest injury that looks so simple, is the most frustrating.  Like why is it even a problem?? A mallet finger is an injury that occurs to the tip of the finger or thumb where it can no longer straighten by itself.  It usually happens when you jam it… Read more »

carpal tunnel

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[prisna-google-website-translator] Let’s talk carpal tunnel syndrome…wait…have you already read up on it?  It’s all over the internet.  Has everyone already loaded you with up with advice?  Everyone has an opinion about what you should do.  Well…I don’t want to bore you, but this is one of THE most common questions I get when I say… Read more »

arm wrestling

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[prisna-google-website-translator] I was struggling a little about what to write about next.  Sometimes there is just so many topics to chose from and when to write about them that it sort of stumped me.  But strolling through Facebook this morning, I saw a story posted by Rehab Minder about arm wrestling on ABC news in Australia…. Read more »

trigger finger

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[prisna-google-website-translator] Lets’ talk about painful trigger fingers.  I have been seeing a lot of these in my surgical patients but in general as well from friends, family, and strangers.  There is no real trend in how often or what time of year I tend to see this diagnosis.   I do tend to see a… Read more »

positive

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[prisna-google-website-translator] You just hurt yourself.   It could have been due to an accident or something that you started to notice pain over time.   Maybe you need surgery.  Maybe not.   Medicine is not always black and white, and neither is hand therapy.  Yes, there are protocols and general time lines for when most… Read more »