Shoulder pain after breast cancer surgery.

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[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 »

Ergonomics and prevention

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bad posture

[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 »

Let’s talk about broken bones in children …

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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 »

Painful trigger fingers

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trigger finger

[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 »

Let’s talk lateral epicondylitis.

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tennis elbow

[prisna-google-website-translator] Let’s talk lateral epicondylitis, better known as tennis elbow….what can I tell you that you haven’t already looked up? Here’s a review anyway…lateral epicondylitis is an inflammation of the tendons of the wrist (extensor) muscles. These are the muscles on the outside part of the forearm that move the wrist up. Most people can… Read more »

Hand Therapy Week June 1-7 2015

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hand therapy

[prisna-google-website-translator] Hand therapy week is coming up next week! I am always try to bring more awareness to the need and importance of certified hand therapy. Now as a small business owner, it has become that much more important for me. I started out wanting to work with kids really as my first experiences in… Read more »

What is a Certified Hand Therapist?

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dynamometer

[prisna-google-website-translator] What is a Certified Hand Therapist? And why you need one? HAND THERAPY is the art and science of evaluating and treating injuries and conditions of the upper extremity (shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand). Hand therapy uses a number of evidence-based interventions to help return a person to his or her highest level… Read more »

How I started my business.

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cards

[prisna-google-website-translator] As Small Business Week comes to a close, I am inspired to start my 1st blog post by telling my personal Small Business story. My name is Hoang Tran. You can pronounce it as “Wong” or just call me Juanita….there’s a funny story to that, but later. I am an Occupational Therapist and Certified… Read more »

Concierge therapy services for the arms.

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Quality Hands On Therapy in Miami www.handsOTS.com Our mission at Hands On Therapy Services is to provide quality hands-on therapy for all types of upper extremity injuries for all ages.  We use a variety of evidence-based techniques and tools to achieve successful recovery for each individual.  We are easy to find and centrally located by… Read more »