5 Helpful Tips for Preventing Hand Injuries

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Our hands perform a multitude of tasks on a daily basis. It is in fact the second most common body part to be injured, especially in workplace accidents. A hand injury is one of the most traumatic accidents a person can experience because it takes away the person’s ability to work and perform daily activities…. Read more »

Hand Pain – Should I wait?

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Hand Pain We have people who call and talk to us about their hand and wrist pain all the time and it’s usually been bothering them for a few months.  Sometimes it turns out that it’s more like a few years. The pain or rather “achiness” can come and go and doesn’t tend to STOP… Read more »

TOP 3 reasons why you d o not NEED a nerve conduction test.

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TOP 3 reasons why you don’t NEED a nerve conduction test for Carpal Tunnel. Since I’ve been helping people with carpal tunnel syndrome….(which is a long time)…I’ve always heard “I am going to wait until I get my nerve conduction study so it can tell me what’s wrong or whether I need surgery or not”… Read more »

Simple but helpful: Exercises to avoid hand pain

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Your hands perform countless small and large tasks each day — from pouring coffee and brushing your teeth, to typing, lifting heavy objects or creating masterpieces.   But aching hands can transform the simplest task into something awful. Hands can hurt for a variety of reasons, from the mechanical to the neurological, say Dr. Hoang… Read more »

Wrist Care: Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by following these 6 steps

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Introduction Anywhere from 4 to 10 million Americans suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome every year, affecting their ability to work efficiently and even complete daily tasks. Hoang Tran, an occupational therapist in Miami, says it is among the top conditions treated each year at Hands-on Therapy Clinic. Occupational therapist in Miami explains that there is… Read more »

Crush injuries and the role of hand therapists

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One of the main areas of practice for hand therapists is treatment after surgery or injury, including crush injury. What is a crush injury and how can you get one? What happens afterwards? Your occupational therapist in Doral tells you in today’s article. What is a crush injury? A crush injury of the hand is… Read more »

Do I have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

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Whether you have heard heard of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) or not, the fact is that it is surprisingly common. One study highlighted that there were over 400,000 carpal tunnel surgeries in one year alone, costing the economy in excess of two billion dollars. Despite being so common, it is a condition which the general… Read more »

Who can help you with Carpal Tunnel

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This is one of the most common questions that I get asked when people think they have carpal tunnel.  “Who can I go talk to or get help from when I my hand hurts and have numbness and tingling that is NOT going away?” “ME – a certified hand therapist” I tell them!  But no…..they… Read more »