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 »

Occupational Therapy Miami – What, Where, When, Why, and Who?

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You have probably heard of the term ‘occupational therapy’, but might not be 100% familiar with what it actually means or entails. This article aims to explain all the basics, namely: What, Where, When, Why, and Who! What is occupational therapy? The World Federation of Occupational Therapists defines OT as a “client-centred health profession concerned… Read more »

What you need to know about wounds.

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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 »

Do you have thumb pain?

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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 »