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 »

How Do I Know I Have Carpal Tunnel?

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How DO you know if you know you have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Well….let me start my telling you a story….. One of the great things about social media is that it makes it so easy to communicate with everyone you know even if you are not such “great” friends.  But they can feel confident that… Read more »

Certified hand therapist Miami – this is what you need to know if you are looking for one.

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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 »

How occupational therapy can help after a wrist 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 »

When to use Heat vs Cold treatment

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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 »

Hand therapy FUN!

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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 »

Your 1st hand therapy visit.

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[prisna-google-website-translator] What can you expect during your 1st hand therapy visit? As the certified hand therapist here in Miami, I have been noticing more lately than ever before a delay in people coming into therapy after getting hurt or after surgery.  There are a lot of reasons like money or if it’s a worker’s compensation… Read more »

Scar care after surgery

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[prisna-google-website-translator] As an occupational therapist and certified hand therapist, I would say majority of my cases have had surgery so I see scars all the time!  They all need some amount of scar care after surgery.  Can hand therapy help with scar tissue?  Absolutely!! But what is scar tissue?  We focus on the hand, wrist,… Read more »