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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 »

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 »